Ghislain Simard is a passionate photographer of butterflies since his childhood. The video taking a growing place among his creations, it seemed obvious for him to use movies to magnify the world of butterflies. He has just invested in high-performance editing and post-production tools, that make possible to process 4K RAW videos captured by his Hasselblad H6D-100c. It's the right time to announce the shooting of a film in ultra high definition captured wit his medium format camera. To be continued !
Insect flight revealed
The movie "speed flyers" takes you on a strange planet . In this world, gravity has less effect on living beings. Physics laws are different since it becomes easier to rely on the air to follow impossible path. Time is slower and second turns into eternity. The evolution of species found there more opportunities to create a fantastic diversity.
To enter in this world, Ghislain Simard has developed special photographic techniques designed to freeze the fastest action of the insect world . He worked with the Hasselblad design department in Sweden to develop a hyper reactive camera and is equipped with special high-voltage flash units that allow a exposure time of only 1/111,000s ! The film "speed flyers" takes you on the field, with Ghislain Simard, to discover how high-speed shots are made.
52 minutes high definition movie; requires blu-ray disk player.
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Ghislain Simard, the close-up specialist / high-speed flash / 100 Mpix for our editorial team has still went futher! He gives us a backstage video that allows us to follow him in the field with dragonflies, in 100 megapixels.
Ghislain Simard, well known thabks to his articles you can read in Nat'Images and Chasseur d'Images has become one of the best specialists of high-speed photography. With the flash units especially built to capture insects in flight, he makes beautiful images.
We follow here among the dragonflies, this disciple of Stephen Dalton, with his Hasselblad 100 Mpix.
To discover without moderation, in full-screen mode!