After standing outside in the pouring rain last night at a girls lacrosse game, I woke up to snow on the ground. On April 16. I had the opposite feeling back in the winter when snowpacalypse was forecast for something like the seventh time. I set up a GoPro in the front yard to capture a time lapse of the impending blizzard. What we got instead was a glorified dusting with temps in the teens. Without a specific weather story to pursue, I took the time lapse concept on the road throughout the day and put together this video.Read more "Snow Day (time lapse)"
Shot with two still cameras and two video cameras with the help of my co-worker Jenna Cho. I conceived this idea thinking back to last years event where the photographer stood on a balcony across the street. I arrived to find he would be shooting from a ladder on the plaza, which essentially relegated Jenna to standing with a HV-30 in one hand and using her other hand to steady an overextended tripod.
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A skating rink with a synthetic ice surface is constructed on New London’s Parade plaza. The rink’s grand opening is scheduled for December 3.Read more "Time lapse: Parade plaza rink takes shape"
Back in the fall, my colleague Jenna Cho wanted to do a video story about the crew from Erik Block Design-Build. They were going to be building a post-and-beam barn in Lyme. Problem was, construction had barely started, and we needed the story for the paper sooner rather than later. In brainstorming ideas for the […]Read more "130-day time lapse: winter barn construction"
The weather forecast wasn’t great for Monday night-Tuesday morning, but I decided to stay up anyway to try a time lapse of the total lunar eclipse. I used the built-in interval timers on a pair of Nikon D200s, one with a 17-55mm lens, the other started with a 300mm and a 1.4x teleconverter. My thought […]Read more "Lunar Eclipse Winter Solstice 2010 Time Lapse"
back at work after a holiday vacation, and my first story was right out the back door. As part of a redesign of a plaza in downtown New London, a historic schoolhouse was being moved across the street. Since it was so close to home, I was able to lug out just about every piece […]Read more "Moving the Nathan Hale Schoolhouse"