Time lapse movie of the starry sky taken at three places in Japan including Lake Yamanaka.
The Eastern Sierra Mountain Range offers an extremely diverse range of unique natural features, from some of the oldest living trees in the world to extraordinary desert arches. Beyond its incredible terrain, this area of California also offers stunning, vivid views of the Milky Way and the Night Sky.
Its crazy to think that the Galaxy can be captured with this much detail, only a few hours away from Los Angeles and San Francisco. I hope that seeing some of this footage with influence more people to get out there any witness the magic of the night sky. I have met people in SF and LA that have never seen the Milky Way in their entire life. Why not?! Its within such a close reach!
Having been born and raised in California, I have a special affinity for the Eastern Sierra region. It was one of the first areas that I featured in my early photography projects. I wanted to re-visit this beautiful region and showcase some of my favorite views through Timelapse photography.
Created by Michael Shainblum
James Everingham – Close your Eyes
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The Continual March to Solitude is an experimental short film created out of recent footage shot while trekking Kilimanjaro and an archival recording of “The Snow of Kilimanjaro.” The audio was repurposed and re-edited (like you would do with an interview) to create a new story about the continual quest for exploration and adventure.
This film was shot during the low season (Early April), when Kilimanjaro sees its least amount of visitors. Footage was collected over the 6 day trek, and shot at altitudes ranging from 6,000ft to 19,341 ft.
The low season surprised us with a crowd-less and snowcapped peak. For more information about trekking Kilimanjaro in the off season, check out: andrewdavidwatson.com/blog/post_id
Director/DP: Andrew David Watson
Sound Mix: Julienne Guffain
Music: “Cave of Swimmers” by Blake Ewing | The Music Bed
Featuring: Emanual Motta of Origin Trails Tanzania