Snow Globes easily remind us of Christmas season — and that was exactly what lead photographer Colin Mika used to create a modern Holiday Christmas Card commissioned by a law firm using time-lapse photography. This rather beautiful experience was named Around The Globe. And here is the kicker, all the effects were created in camera with no added VFX!
Should you be familiar with time-lapse photography, the process requires a thorough concentration and a planning expertise to make the imagery work at the end. “Around the Globe” is no exception, as it was shot in over two weeks in six different cities, including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Québec City, Montréal and London (England).
The equipment is also quite familiar, using a custom DSLR rig, with Macro and Tilt-Shift lenses, and Bokeh shapes to create this delicious, dramatic and Christmassy effect:
If your interested, here is the final version delivered to the client:
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