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This is my collection of outdoor and nature videos. All footage was captured with a Sony digital video camera, imported and edited with Adobe Premiere Pro, and compiled into RealVideo and Windows Media files. Footage is available for use as stock material. Please email me for prices and additional information. To download files, right-click links and select "Save Target As..."

 

 


  • Space Shuttle Launch: Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-131) at 6:21 AM EDT on Monday, April 5, 2010. As seen from the NASA Causeway, 6 miles south of pad 39A.
  • Length: 2 min 15 sec
 

 

  • 250,000+ Bat Emergence: Located in NE Alabama, the Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge provides protection for the federally endangered gray bat, which uses the cave as a summer roosting site.  On rain-free summer evenings, about 250,000 bats emerge from the cave, making it the largest emergence of bats east of the Mississippi River. Visitors are strongly encouraged to bring a poncho and umbrella for protection from falling guano.  Having over a quarter of a million bats fly out of a cave right above your head is something that really needs to be seen in person to fully appreciate.
  • Length: 1 min 43 sec
 

 

  • Supercells in Prentiss County, Mississippi: These supercell thunderstorms were filmed in northeast Mississippi on Friday, May 2, 2008. Although they didn't produce tornadoes while I was filming them, tornadoes were produced earlier in Union County, near the towns of Enterprise, New Albany, and Keownville (2 EF-2s and an EF-1).
  • Length: 1 min 43 sec
  • View photographs of these storms
 

 
 

 

  • Pacific Bachelor Quarters Demolition: What do you get when you detonate 168 sticks of dynamite in a dilapidated building? A good show! (posted July 6, 2006)
  • Length: 1 min 22 sec
  • View additional photos of the demolition
 

 
  • Chasing the Wind: This stunning short film, submitted to the 2004 Kwajalein Film Festival, marks the culmination of four years and 30+ hours of nature videography and storm chasing. As Dionne Warwick would say, "It is the crème de la crème" of dramatic sunrises, sunsets, tornadoes, lightning, supercells, and time-lapse atmospheric undulations.
  • Length: 7 min 39 sec
 

 

  • Come Fly With Me: A collection of the wide variety of aircraft that pass through the US Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site (RTS). Recently updated to included F-18 Hornets and F-111's.
  • Length: 7 min 41 sec
  • View additional material of Kwajalein
 

 

  • Kwajalein Surf Slam-fest: A tropical storm develops 150 nm off the coast of Kwajalein, battering the tiny island with enormous waves.
  • Length: 2 min 18 sec
  • View additional material of Kwajalein and tropical weather.
 

 


  • Kwajalein Serenity: A cornucopia of scenes, both from land and air, of the Kwajalein Atoll.
  • Length: 2 min 49 sec
  • View additional material from Kwajalein.
 

 



RealVideo Format (3.4 MB)
Time Lapse (0.5 MB)




  • Moore, Oklahoma Tornado: May 8, 2003
  • This was shot from the 19th Street overpass of I-35, looking north towards downtown Moore (~2 miles south of the tornado track).
  • Length: 1 min 25 sec
  • Photographs and chase summary
 

 


  • Fort Cobb, OK Supercell Time Lapse: April 3, 2003
  • This incredible time lapse footage has been included in three tornado documentaries!
  • Length: 1 min 42 sec
  • Photographs and chase summary
 

 

  • Various Time Lapse Footage: March 2003
  • This includes some time lapse footage of a supercell, the moon passing across the sky, and cumulus cloud field.
  • Length: 1 min 12 sec
  • File size: 2.8 MB
  • Photographs and chase summary
 

 

  • 2002 Storm Chasing Season Time Lapse
  • Contains footage of the Happy, TX tornado of May 5, 2002. Individual clips of this tornado are available here: Happy Tornado, Slammed by RFD (explicit language).
  • Length: 4 min 19 sec
  • File size: 10.7 MB
  • 2002 chase summaries
 

 

  • Wichita Mountains, OK Time Lapse
  • Includes a cold frontal passage, as seen from Mount Scott, and gusty canyon winds "dancing" along the surface of a lake.
  • Length: 2 min 03 sec
  • File size: 4.7 MB
  • Photographs from the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge
 

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