James Balog built a name for himself by capturing the “clash between civilization and our natural world.” chasingice.squarespace.com At some point along his journey James got obsessed with glaciers and wanted to share with the world his passion for these moving rivers of ice. You can see more photos and timelapse’s at Extremeicesurvey.org
CHASING ICE is a feature-length film that follows Balog’s Extreme Ice Survey, a historic documentation of retreating glaciers in some of the most remote regions on the planet. Balog and his team have devised revolutionary time-lapse systems to capture monumental geological transformations in action. Their cameras compress years into seconds to show landscapes disappearing at a breathtaking rate.