3 Months, 30,000 Miles, And A Stormy Timelapse Across The Great Plains

stormy sunset

There’s nothing quite like watching a supercell storm violently take shape across the flat plains of the Midwest. Stormchaser Ty Schmitt put together a 4-minute timelapse showing off mother nature’s raw beauty across three months during spring 2019.

Man, those are some incredible shots. If I had to pick a favorite, it’s the stormy sunset at 2:33.

How did Schmitt go about creating this timelapse? He used a Nikon D850 for all the shots and then edited it using After Effects, Premiere Pro, and LRTimelapse. And I’m sure a whole lot of patience. These kinds of shots don’t happen every day.

You can catch a lot more of Schmitt’s work over at his Instagram. If you really like what you see, you can buy prints of some of the shots over at his website.

And if you’re feeling the inspiration to give this kind of photography a shot yourself, here’s an excellent tutorial about shooting lightning to get you started.

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