Nature

September 30, 2019

Storm Chaser Turns 2 Years’ Worth of Amazing Lightning Adventures into Epic 4K Video

If you had any doubts about the power of nature, just tune into storm chaser Dustin Farrell‘s new video. In this three-and-a-half-minute highlight reel, Farrell takes us along on two years of storm chasing adventures. Shot with his Phantom Flex 4, the 4K video is a stunning look at lightning strikes and storm clouds as they dramatically take over the environment.

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August 12, 2019

Stunning Time-Lapse Video Captures the Beauty of Swirling Stormy Skies

Photographer and filmographer Mike Olbinski shoots weddings year-round, but he also embraces the outdoors to capture swirling stormy skies in springtime. The avid storm chaser recently released Vorticity 2—a stunning time-lapse video comprising 122,000 frames captured over 54 days over almost 40,000 miles across America during the spring months of 2018 and 2019.

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July 25, 2019

Photos Capture Billowing Beauty of Shape-Shifting Storm Clouds That Look Like Paintings

Pairing “a serene style with an artistic approach,” Dutch landscape photographer Claire Droppert excels at capturing eye-catching imagery. Her beautiful body of work features studies of the natural world’s most simple yet striking elements, including the colors of flowers, the contours of mountains, and, in a recent series, Cloudscapes, the shape-shifting spontaneity of storm clouds. Cloudscapes comprises ten photographs taken on a warm yet wet summer day.

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July 8, 2019

Bonsai Master Masahiko Kimura Creates Gravity-Defying Mini Forests

Bonsai is a Japanese art form that dates back centuries. Along with ikebana and Zen gardens, it’s one of the most recognizable expressions of Japanese culture around the world. Currently, there is no bonsai master as well respected as Masahiko Kimura. Seen as a rebel in his early years, his work was later accepted and he is now widely recognized as one of the greatest bonsai masters.

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