Storms in black and white: Canon cameras help wedding photographer shoot incredible time-lapse


posted Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 7:00 AM EDT


We have featured the excellent time-lapse work of Mike Oblinski before. The wedding photographer has a passion for storm photography and storm chasing. He has always shot his storm photography and time-lapse videos in color, as he loves the vibrant colors of storms. But as he says about his latest video, PULSE, “... black and white speaks to my soul. I love it. There is something when you remove the color that lets you truly see the textures, movement and emotion of a storm.”

This latest video also has the widest aspect ratio that Oblinski has ever used, to help create a sense of being there with him as he captured the images. Mike had been waiting to do black and white because he knew he would have to re-render a ton of footage and didn’t feel comfortable enough with Premiere Pro for a while. But after a lot of experience, he felt ready. PULSE is made up of clips shot over the past few years using Canon 5DS R and Canon 5D Mark III cameras with Canon 11-24mm, 16-35mm, 35mm, 50mm and 135mm lenses. All of the images and footage were processed using Lightroom, LR Timelapse, After Effects and Premiere Pro software.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the video below in 4K. The video is accompanied by an excellent track, “The Way Home,” by Tony Anderson, so be sure to turn that volume up as well.

To see more of Mike Oblinski’s work, visit his website and his Vimeo page.

(Seen via Canon Watch)