Timelapse Film Of The Week: Haboob: A Decade Of Dust by Mike Olbinski


One of my favourite timelapse photographers is back with another stunning timelapse film!

Based in Phoenix, Arizona with a specialization in storm chasing and wedding photography, Mike has been shooting haboobs aka dust storms for over a decade now.

In his latest film he shows us the very best of the best when it comes to these dusty monsters.

From Mike's video description:

“Last summer marked the 10th anniversary of the historic haboob that hit downtown Phoenix in 2011, which just happened to be my third ever time-lapse attempt.

I posted it online, it did well and thus I decided to keep time-lapsing dust and storms.

Here we are, over a decade later, and the amount of haboob goodness I've witnessed and captured on camera has been a blast.

Incredibly fun, exhilarating and rewarding.

It started as a passion, turned into a business and now I consult annually with production companies on how to capture them on film.

I've always wanted to do a short film displaying nothing but dust and haboobs, and it made sense to do it after collecting tens years worth of footage.

This film doesn't show all of the clips for sure, but it's just most of my favorites, spanning the time period from 2011 to 2021.

So some of this is older quality, not the 8K level I've been shooting at since 2016, but it still looks great to me!

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Hope you enjoy this look back at the dusty fun I've chased!”

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