METAMORPHOSIS – A time lapse short film

Like a morphing butterfly, the wheat producing region of the Overberg, South Africa changes color from shades of greens, ripening to a patchwork of greens and golds and ultimately dusty hills of browns and yellows when harvest culminates. This morphing takes place every year as spring rolls into summer.

The yellowing hills heralds the start of the annual wheat harvest when combines, tractors and big trucks dominate the dusty roads. During harvest nights, their lights disco on the hills and chases each other around and around until deep into the night.

On the edge of this region, the fynbos mountains are filled with spring flowers, unaware of all the activity in the valleys, as they too ensure their future existence.

Then, all of a sudden, as soon as it has started it all comes to an end and every last bit of green and gold is replaced by dusty yellows and browns.

The ever changing Overberg goes to sleep until the next fall, when new seeds are sown again.

Technical info:
Shot on Nikon D750 and 16-35mm and 70-200mm lenses.
Post productions in LRTimelapse Pro, Lightroom CC 2015 and Premiere Pro CC 2015

Filmed, edited en directed by: Liesel Kershoff
Music by: Nikita Kondrashev licensed through Audiojungle

Available in 4K.

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