Tag: nature

Sep 23, 2014

This Timelapse of Clouds Looks Like Rolling Ocean Waves in the Sky

This Timelapse of Clouds Looks Like Rolling Ocean Waves in the Sky

In this remarkable timelapse by Alex Schueth, we see Undulatus asperatus clouds rolling through Lincoln, Nebraska on July 7, 2014. The clouds look like rolling ocean waves in the sky and the effect is greatly enhanced when viewed as a timelapse. Be sure to change the video quality to glorious 4K if possible! For…

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Sep 6, 2014

Passing Boaters Capture Live Volcanic Eruption in Papua New Guinea

Passing Boaters Capture Live Volcanic Eruption in Papua New Guinea

Passengers onboard a boat in Papua New Guinea witness a volcanic eruption on Mount Tavurvur on 29 August 2014. Tavurvur is an active stratovolcano that lies near Rabaul, on the island of New Britain, in Papua New Guinea. It is a sub-vent of the Rabaul caldera and lies on the eastern rim of the…

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Jul 10, 2014

This is What a Massive Oncoming Dust Storm Looks Like

This is What a Massive Oncoming Dust Storm Looks Like

Storm chaser and photographer Mike Olbinski captured this unbelievable timelapse of a giant dust storm passing through Phoenix, Arizona on 5 July 2011. A dust storm, which is also known as a haboob, is a type of intense dust storm carried on an atmospheric gravity current. Haboobs occur regularly in arid regions throughout the…

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Jul 3, 2014

Breathtaking Timelapse Shows Landscapes Shaped by Time

Breathtaking Timelapse Shows Landscapes Shaped by Time

“Shaped by Time” is a time-lapse film by Enrique Pacheco that explore the power of nature through the erosion and ongoing transformations of famous landscapes. – Filmed by Enrique Pacheco – Music by Péter Nanasi – Shot with Sony A99 – Sony A7 and Zeiss lenses by Sony Spain – Motorized Slider by KietaCam…

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Jun 25, 2014

Three Minutes of Huge Waves Crashing Against Lighthouses in France

Three Minutes of Huge Waves Crashing Against Lighthouses in France

On 9 December 2007, a large storm struck the area of Raz de Sein, a stretch of water located between the Isle of Sein and the Pointe du Raz in Finistère in the Brittany region of France. In this mesmerizing video, giant waves are seen crashing against the various lighthouses in this violent area.…

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Jun 20, 2014

Supercell Thunderstorm Timelapses

Supercell Thunderstorm Timelapses

I could watch timelapse footage of supercell thunderstorms forming all day. They just have an unmistakeable awe to them that makes you respect and appreciate the power of nature. For previous posts of supercells on the sifter, see here, here and here. The amazing footage above was captured by storm chaser Stephen Locke. A…

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Jun 7, 2014

Adventure, Discomfort and the Richness That Comes with Struggle

Adventure, Discomfort and the Richness That Comes with Struggle

National Geographic photographer Cory Richards reflects on adventure, discomfort and the richness that comes with struggle; as he continues his quest to create photographs that relate a common humanity. Original Still Photography: Cory Richards/National Geographic Creative Co-Director, Producer: Catherine Yrisarri Co-Director, DP, Editor: Rob Finch Assistant Camera: Jamie Francis Original Music: Elizabeth Lim Sound…

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