A Denmark-based photographer has launched his closing quick movie from the sequence “Seasons of Denmark,” which chronicles his dwelling nation’s altering seasons by way of cinematic timelapses that present the great thing about nature because it comes alive in spring.
A self-described timelapse photographer, aerial filmmaker, and visible results artist, Casper Rolsted grew up in a picturesque space in Denmark, surrounded by rivers, lakes, forests, and wide-open areas. As somebody who has all the time discovered nature a supply of regeneration and inspiration, Rolsted added images to the combination — first with movie images and later with digital images and filmmaking when he first acquired a Sony Alpha 6300 and a drone.
“Very quick I fell in love with the problem of creating timelapses and aerial filmmaking,” says Rolsted. “In summer time 2016 I drove from my dwelling in Denmark to the North Cape in Northern Norway with the aim of capturing footage for a couple of quick movies about nature in Norway. It grew to become 5 profitable quick movies and the start of a brand new profession.”
The timelapse approach, such because the one featured in his quick movie, is one thing that Rolsted notably enjoys as a result of he says that it makes it doable in a couple of seconds to observe the evolution of an occasion or object over time, which is generally invisible to the attention. Within the final two years, Rolsted has explored one other space inside this style — long-term timelapse.
This enables him to shoot timelapses of rising vegetation, blooming flowers, and mushrooms breaking by way of the forest flooring. Though difficult, Rolsted tells PetaPixel that he has spent quite a lot of time creating new strategies to get the very best consequence.
As with many creatives this and final 12 months, on account of journey restrictions Rolsted turned his sight in the direction of what’s straight in his neighborhood, which is how his quick movie originated. He notes that Denmark doesn’t have a lot wild nature, nonetheless with some analysis, it’s nonetheless doable to search out lovely locations. This has been made simpler now as a result of rising curiosity in rewilding Denmark — a time period that describes what number of areas return to a wild state yearly.
The objective of the “Seasons of Denmark” undertaking is to share the wonders of nature with the viewers and assist viewers fall again in love with it.
“It’s only after we fall in love with one thing, we actually wish to defend it,” says Rolsted. “I concentrate on presenting nature at its most pure. To totally seize the genuine ambiance of the locations I’ve mixed the visuals with detailed soundscapes. I take advantage of songs from nature’s personal sound library and complement these with light background music to create a fascinating ambiance.”
The spring season appeals to Rolsted as a result of nature is blooming and it’s an inspiring time that “reminds us to embrace pleasure and love.” Within the quick movie, Rolsted explores Skjoldungernes Land Nationwide Park, Ise Fjord, and West Zealand, Denmark.
Extra of Rolsted’s timelapses, together with the opposite movies from his “Seasons of Denmark” undertaking might be discovered on his YouTube and Vimeo web page, whereas his portfolio might be seen on his web site and Instagram.