Photographer captures beautiful time-lapse video of huge storms that hit Arizona and across the Midwest
- This spring, landscape photographer Ty Schmitt has been following storms over 30,000 miles for his new short film & # 39; From Darkness to Light & # 39;
- Schmitt recorded the images in an 8k time-lapse video, resulting in a previously unreachable level of visual details
- The film reveals lightning flashes dancing through the sky amid swirling cloud formations and tornadoes that run across grasslands
- The footage was recorded in the storm-chasing hotbeds of the Midwest Great Plains and Arizona
- Schmitt has been hunting storms for eight years
The raw power and stunning beauty of storm clouds, thunder and lightning has blinded humanity since the dawn of time. For the first time, that beauty has been captured in glorious 8k time-lapse video.
Landscape photographer Ty Schmitt, who has been chasing storms for the past eight years, has recently traveled 30,000 miles through the US for three months to capture footage of some of America's most powerful storms for his new documentary & # 39; From Darkness to Light & # 39 ;.
Schmitt unveiled the awesome footage on YouTube after navigating America & # 39; s stormy hotbeds in the Great Plains of the Midwest and Arizona on Wednesday.
& # 39; Most people do not realize that it can sometimes cost more than 100,000 km of chase before you finally encounter a storm with perfect structure, great lighting and a tornado, & # 39; Schmitt Fast Company told about his new film.
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This spring, landscape photographer Ty Schmitt has been following storms over 30,000 miles for his new short film & # 39; From Darkness to Light & # 39;
Schmitt recorded the images in an 8k time-lapse video and offered a previously unreachable level of visual details of some of the country's most powerful storms
& # 39; People come from all over the world to chase storms in the Midwest, because it produces the most photogenic storms in the world, & # 39; he continued. & # 39; The Great Plains is the Mecca for storm hunting / storm structure and tornado & # 39; s. & # 39;
The film images show flashes of lightning dancing through the sky amid swirling cloud formations and tornadoes that run through grasslands with a previously unattainable level of visual details.
& # 39; I traveled 30,000 miles over a 3-month period to chase storms over the Great Plains this spring, and was rewarded with some of the most incredible sights my eyes saw & # 39 ;, Schmitt told followers on his Instagram page.
The awesome video was recorded in the storm-haunting hotbeds of the Midwest Great Plains alongside Arizona
Schmitt has been hunting storms for eight years
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