Northwest Passage–A Short Video

For a change of pace, I thought I would offer up something a little different in this post.  The previous ten posts about this Northwest Passage journey have consisted of words and still photographs.  This time it will be a video report with a musical background.

The Northwest Passage: Into the Arctic Circle

This was my first experiment with video and it was clearly a learning experience.  Perhaps the most important lesson is that, at least for me, a video production is a team effort.  Above all, it requires a talented editor and I had the good fortune to have an excellent partner in this effort.  Her name is Samantha Politis and she took a batch of video files shot with my Nikon D810, a few seconds of drone footage captured by Fredieric Michel, the ship’s videographer, during the visit to the Ilulissat Icefjord (used with his permission), a musical score that she and I selected (license fee paid) and weaved them into a 3 minute video.

I hope you will take a look and let us know what you think.

Next Post (This time for real)–Smoke and Fire)

6 thoughts on “Northwest Passage–A Short Video

  1. Wow, your video is sensational. I love the seascapes, the ice, the polar bear swimming, the overhead shots…. and the music totally in sync with the images. What a feat. I’ll have to give this a go! Thanks Robin for sharing this amazing expedition.

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  2. I absolutely loved your video, thanks so much for sharing! I know I’ll never get an opportunity on an adventure like this, but watching the video gave me a sense of getting to take the journey even if only for a few minutes. Just wonderful! 🙂

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