This Epic Storm Timelapse Will Make You Want To Get Close And Personal with A Storm

Oct 27, 2014

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Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

This Epic Storm Timelapse Will Make You Want To Get Close And Personal with A Storm

Oct 27, 2014

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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Storms are terrifying things. The shear mass and brute force of a forming storm should probably strike fear in any person seeing the clouds gather. So if you have any brains in your heads, you probably drive as fast and as far away as you can. Well, not if you are Nicolaus Wegner. In this case you drive as close as you can, place your tripod on the fields and start a timelapse.

Nicolaus travels with his wife, Daow to chase storms all across middle-northern US (mostly Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Colorado). The team bases their shoots according to weather reports, and travels to catch the forming storms. The results featured on Stormscapes 2 are some of the most awe-inspiring footage I’ve seen.

Interestingly it is not the strong winds that scare Nicolaus the most, it’s the lightning, and Nicolaus had to stop a few shoots because they could not risk getting hit.

[Stormscapes 2 | Nicolaus Wegner]

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2 responses to “This Epic Storm Timelapse Will Make You Want To Get Close And Personal with A Storm”

  1. Ralph Hightower Avatar
    Ralph Hightower

    Impressive! I like how the lightning was timed to the piano and strings.
    South Carolina doesn’t get storms that impressive. I drove into a thunderstorm when I was in high school; lightning was striking on both sides of the road. I felt static electricity lift my hair up. That was a scary experience. I quit after that.

  2. 3rdStoneMan Avatar
    3rdStoneMan

    Definitely the best total production with time lapse I’ve seen here, yet!
    It’s good to be in the right place at the right time, yes! Excellent work!