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The Sciences

Behind the time lapse camera

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitDecember 3, 2011 6:00 PM

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Randy Halverson is a photographer who makes lovely time lapse videos of the sky (like Tempest and Orion and Sub Zero). I love these videos, with their dramatic music and compelling depiction of the moving night sky... but what's it look like behind the scenes? Randy just put up a short clip from an upcoming release, showing what it looks like to stand behind the camera while it's shooting one of these videos:

[embed width="610"]http://vimeo.com/33034561[/embed]

It's a time lapse of a time lapse! Welcome to Inception.

Tip o' the lens cap to Randy Halverson on Google+

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