Spring is a wonderful time of year. Birds are chirping and the air is fresh and clean in the mountains! I find it very serene and peaceful. This is a collection of images I have shot in May and June in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York.
It’s my first attempt at presenting a video in a panavison, or cinemascope widescreen format! The 2.35 aspect ratio works well for these shots, especially in HD on a BIG screen. I used my Sony EX1 and also a Canon 7D camera. Lenses used were my Tamron 17-55mm 2.8, and the 28-135mm kit lens.
Enjoy and I hope the wide format is OK with everyone, it really is fun to compose for it! It’s much more epic this way! Let me know what you think.
The leaves have dropped and the snow is falling! It’s a somber and quiet time of year. Here is a collection of clips depicting that transition from Autumn to Winter, from snowfall to the magical morning after when the flakes cling to the trees. There is an abrupt transition from one piece of music to the next, it’s meant to do that! I thought it would represent the abrupt transition from snowstorm to crystal clear morning! This was mostly shot with my Sony EX1 with Letus Extreme, some V1 shots from the archives as well.
The music is “The Promise” from Michael Nyman’s soundtrack to “The Piano”, one of the most hauntingly brilliant piano pieces I’ve ever heard. After the change it goes to “First Time Outside” from the movie “Secret Garden” by Zbigniew Preisner. Buy these CDs if you can find them! I’ve had them and enjoyed them for nearly 20 years, I felt like they fit the mood perfectly for this video.