Remember how open you were when you were a kid? How everything seemed easy? And how options seemed to be closing as you grew up? If this is the case, you will draw some inspiration from “Children of the sun” by videographer Ofer Yakov.
The movie was shot in Israel during a full year and spans over 50 sunsets. The movie was (mostly) shot on a Panasonic LUMIX Gh4 pushed to the extremes to deal with having the sun straight in the shot most of the time. (the other key camera is the Mavic Pro camera).
Ofer tells DIYP that he planned quite a bit of shots for the movie, but the most complex shot was an act of accidental karma.
While Ofer was shooting the frisbee, he spotted a paraglider and hailed him to have a chat. It did not take long to buy him in. Seconds later a rider arrived and the same hail-chat-ok ritual took place. So the frisbee shot was replaced with a paraglider-buggy-frisbee shot.
Here is the message for those who seek inspiration:
Through a child’s eyes,
The world is a place with unlimited opportunities.
Children fill their days with things they love and make them happy.
As we grow up,
society can distract us from our passions.
But we have the ability to choose.
We choose to stay children,
Children of the sun