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Diana and I put together the video as a side project to one of our tutorials: Motion Timelapse of the Milky Way. It took about three days of filming the live-action stuff and several months of timelapse shooting to complete the final montage. It’s the first time I’ve ever tried shooting hyperlapse footage of the Milky Way (maybe even the first ever hyperlapse of the milky way? who knows). It was a feat that required hours of manually moving the tripod one foot at a time, every 15 seconds between exposures in the pitch black. It was a ton of work to complete the final film and I’m so happy to have it picked up by one of my favorite publications.
If you want to read more about my thoughts on venturing out in the dark, check out the Original Post: On Photographing the Milky Way.
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About the Video
Video and Photography by Ian Norman and Diana Southern
Motion Control with the Dynamic Perception Stage One Slider and Stage R
Timelapse footage and stills made with the following equipment:
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