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Our Planet: The Dolomites

I’ve been a bit slack keeping up with the wonderful work of Martin Heck of TimeStorm Films, but thanks to reader Amy Carparelli bringing it to my attention we’re not going to miss out. (The TimeStorm Films link is to their Facebook page, so it’d be great if you could express your appreciation of their work by liking the page if you’re on Facebook.) The Dolomites are a beautiful... read more

Our Planet: The Best Bits III – Swiss Alps

If you’ve never been to Switzerland, the typical images that come to mind are a chalets nestled in beautiful mountain passes, green meadows with Julie Andrews doing her thing, ski fields, and beautiful lakes. Whatever the image, the sky is invariably blue and clear, and the sun is shining. Martin Heck (Timestorm Films) has produced a time lapse film of the clouds in the Swiss Alps; the clear blue... read more

Our Planet – The Best Bits II – Calbuco

I meant to post this weeks ago, and somehow it got lost in the drafts. It’s an amazing time lapse film of Calbuco Volcano (Chile), which erupted  on the night of 22 April 2015 and again the following morning, for the first time since the 1960s. Martin Heck and Jonas Dengler of Timestorm Films were there doing some other filming at the time, some of which I posted earlier this week: Our Planet... read more

Our Planet – The Best Bits I – Patagonia

I’ve had a few videos waiting to start this series for a while, but this morning reader Amy Carparelli sent me the latest offering from Martin Heck of Timestorm Films, released on Saturday, and it’s absolutely stunning. This film just too beautiful to wait its turn in the queue! Filmed in Patagonia, southern Chile, over a six week period, it combines around 100,000 still frames. Timestorm... read more

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