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27 September 2012

Startrails Timelapse

Another in our series of Seeing the Unseeable:

"Startrails Timelapse Carolina from Daniel Dragon Films on Vimeo.
‎"Startrails Timelapse Carolina"
Filmed at Huckleberry Knob and Salvo, N.C.; the far eastern and western edges of North Carolina.
Print of the main image available here: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/perseid-smoky-mountain-startrails-daniel-lowe.html
This is what I did with 2 years worth of static star timelapses that might have otherwise went unseen.
If this gets a decent amount of views, then I'll follow up with a tutorial on how to do this in After Effects."

"These scenes are created by stacking a sequence of long-exposure, high-resolution digital photographs in Adobe After Effects and allowing each photograph to linger on the screen for a short duration of time before fading.
The resulting “Startrails” video captures the actual motion and apperance of light; nothing has been added with respect to computer generated graphics.” (link)

Click through to http://danieldragonfilms.com to see more of Daniel Lowe's work.