Acorn to Oak filmed over an 8 month period time-lapse

Acorn to Oak seedling filmed over a period of 8 months.
Filmed by Neil Bromhall for
The acorn was collected in September and filmed in an underground set using a 2 hour interval between exposures.
The acorn split soon after it was planted and continued to split during the winter months. In January the first sign of root growing could be seen followed in February by the emergence of shoot.
In March the shoot broke through the soil surface.
The leaves formed between March and April.
This is an example of hypogeal germination.
Filmed on Nikon D300. 55mm macro nikkor lens and studio flash with growlight for top shot.
This sequence accompanies my interactive plant identification website
Music 'Pendulum' by Oliver Ledbury

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+7 1. koritheratrat commented 6 years ago

Aaaaah, nature at it's finest.
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0 2. Burimi commented 6 years ago

8 months to sprout and after few years will come someone with chainsaw and cut it for 20 seconds:'(:'(:'(
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+3 3. sux2bu commented 6 years ago

How many bugs did you count crawling all over the place?8-)
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-5 4. kissmybackbone commented 6 years ago

I'd like to see a video of paint dry now please....
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+3 5. huldu commented 6 years ago

#3 Every creature has its purpose :)
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+3 6. nearen commented 6 years ago

The light never changes, the leafs are always in the same place... very strange time lapse...
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+5 7. Judge-Jake commented 6 years ago

Well I hope he's still filming I'd like to see it over the next twenty years or so. 8-)
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-1 8. Dennyboy commented 6 years ago

#3 19679 bugs spotted, but I'm short sighted 8-), so maybe I'm wrong?
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0 9. Judge-Jake commented 6 years ago

#8 I don't think you counted the two far left at 00:22 you need to have your peripheral vision checked or maybe (and don't take this the wrong way) you need to pin those incredibly big fat, rabbit cabbage Prince Charles lumpy dumpy ears back out of your vision of sight. :*
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-2 10. thundersnow commented 6 years ago

#7 That would be amazing, filming it over that many years!<3
#9 That is hilarious!:D:D:D