See the Stunning Beauty of Flowers Exposed to Fire, Ice, and Ink

Watch blooming flowers interact with fire, ice, and ink in this gorgeous time-lapse by Thomas Blanchard. Set to a dramatic score, the vibrant beauty of the blooms is highlighted as they transition through the four “seasons” represented by each element.

Music by Velvet Coffee. Follow Thomas Blanchard on Facebook.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.

See the Stunning Beauty of Flowers Exposed to Fire, Ice, and Ink

Watch blooming flowers interact with fire, ice, and ink in this gorgeous time-lapse by Thomas Blanchard. Set to a dramatic score, the vibrant beauty of the blooms is highlighted as they transition through the four “seasons” represented by each element.

Music by Velvet Coffee. Follow Thomas Blanchard on Facebook.

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the world and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. To submit a film for consideration, please email sfs@natgeo.com. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.