Stacked staircase was created by finding suitable landscape compositions, capturing, and editing images. Long exposure photography techniques were required as this storm developed during low light conditions. Over 100 photographs were taken to capture the most suitable image of the continuously changing structure, and varying intensity of each illuminating lightning strike. I utilised an old shed in my composition to represent the significance and intensity of this thunderstorm as it surged across the landscape, uninterrupted yet continually evolving new layers of historical data upon itself.
Gerke documents and exploits evolving natural landscapes through time-lapse photography, videography, orchestral compositions and meticulously captured still images. His relentless passion to present evolving turbulent structures, fuels Gerke’s respect for the domination of uncontrollable meteorological conditions and his almighty God.