New Nature


Still from Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest, Ulster County, New York, October 15, 2016. 4K video, 24 hours.

A series of long-take moving pictures shot in wilderness preserves across North America. Each picture is 24 hours long, capturing a day and a night in the life of a wild place. Shot in a single take on a stationary 4k digital cinema camera with an ambisonic microphone, these pictures are meant to be exhibited on large 4k screens with immersive sound systems. Over the past year, I have scouted locations and recorded numerous short “sketches” at wilderness preserves in Sumter County, Alabama; Monroe County, Indiana; and Miami-Dade County, Florida. Three of the sketches are available at lower resolutions below. I recently completed the first 24-hour shoot in the Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest in Ulster County, New York. This picture is now in post-production.

Griffy Lake Preserve, Monroe County, Indiana, July 4, 2015 (sketch), 4K video, 15:57.

Pine Rockland, Miami-Dade County, Florida, October 4, 2015 (sketch). 4K video, 2:12.

     Sweet Water Strand, Collier County, Florida, October 4, 2015 (sketch), 4K video, 3:54.