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Hideto Shimizu
Various, across Japan

Equipment Details:

Cameras; Canon 6D, GH4
Lenses; Rokinon 35mm f/1.4, Canon 70-200 f/4, Lumix 25mm f/1.7
Movements; Syrp Genie, Syrp Genie Mini

Post-processing Details:

Still image color editing; Lightroom, L/R timelapse
Video editing; Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects

Image Details:

I am submitting my video, which can be viewed at

I have hiked about 150km (93 miles) on notable Japanese mountains and visited numerous less mountainous locations to make this timelapse video. During the journey, I encountered wild bears, had my eyelashes frozen in the cold and sweated a ton.

I saw a lot of beautiful scenes, but my favorite is the sunrise with the right condition. When clouds clear the way for the sun to shine at the horizon, and a band of warm color illuminates part of the sky and gradually the peaks of mountains, excitement fills my heart to much that I want to breathe in the whole view to keep inside me. I made this video to hopefully share that feeling.


Hideto Shimizu