A huge dust storm, called a haboob, swept across southern Arizona Monday evening, engulfing Yuma and barreling across the landscape like a harbinger of the apocalypse. Jesse Watson chased the stormfront across the countryside, capturing the incredible sight in a stunning time-lapse.
Tornadoes can be beautiful in their raw power and the epic scope of their parent storms as they sweep across the Plains. However, capturing them on camera is notoriously difficult; nonetheless, the skill of one storm chaser put him at the right place at the right time, and the time-lapse he captured is simply stunning.
This short video shows how easy it is to make your very first hyperlapse, requiring nothing more than a camera and Adobe After Effects. Of course, you could use dollies, gimbals, tripods, monopods, and more, but this method is incredibly simple and effective and produces very quick results.
Matthew Vandeputte is a Belgian photographer living in Sydney, Australia, whose work is at the forefront of commercial time-lapse and hyperlapse photography. In this video he gives a short insight into his work and offers a nice introduction to time-lapse photography while also providing some inspiration to anyone seeking to turn a hobby into a profession.