I originally shared this to Vimeo one year ago today, but didn't know about this forum at that point. Now the one year anniversary seems as good a time as any to re-share. The film ended up achieving a Vimeo Staff Pick, as well as official selection in the National Geographic Short Film Showcase and display on NatGeo social media channels.
The day I first set foot on Mount Seymour, I knew it would have a lasting profound impact on me. Located on Vancouver's North Shore, the mountain looks down over the vibrant and pulsing city to the South, while the Coast Mountains stretch endlessly to the North. For 3 years, I returned on and off to seek inspiration, and to shoot as much timelapse as possible. Every time, I found a new and unique display of magic. I never tire of seeing the lights, the colours, the sunrise, the sunset, and just sitting back at peace above the world. This is the culmination of years of practice, countless pounds of equipment carried, many sleepless nights, and 100s of hours of editing. Enjoy!
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Music: Makes the Wind (feat. REMMI & Yung Youth) by Super Duper - licensed via The Music Bed (musicbed.com)
Nikon D7000, Nikon 18-55 VR, Nikon 55-200 VR
Canon 7Dm2, Canon 24-70 f/4 L IS, Canon 70-200 f/4 L IS, Tokina 11-16 2.8 DX, Canon 24 1.4 L
Sony a7s, Sigma 20 1.4
Disclaimer: The Mount Seymour Backcountry is a wilderness area. If you are planning on hiking or camping in the park, make sure you are familiar with the park's own rules regarding human activities env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/mt_seymour/. Even if you are going on a day hike, it is crucial to carry the 10 essentials and leave a detailed trip plan with someone reliable northshorerescue.com/education/what-to-bring/. There have been far too many rescues in the North Shore over the past few years. With proper preparation and knowledge, the beauty of these mountains is available for all to enjoy.