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Ocean Sky on Vimeo by Alex Cherney

At a star party in August 2009 I took my first long exposure photograph of the night sky. I was so thrilled with the results that I dedicated most moonless weekends since then to photographing two things I love the most in nature - the night sky and the Ocean.


Taking a series of images and combining them into a time lapse video sequence made it even more interesting. I have since experimented with all-night time lapses, panning motion, etc. But most importantly I've enjoyed the journey immensely.


This time lapse video is the result of almost 1.5 years of work, 31 hours of taking images during six nights on Southern Ocean Coast in Australia.


Ocean Sky was awarded the overall winner prize at STARMUS astrophotography competition:


The Sound track is by Redmann


Alex Cherney


Watch this video on Vimeo. Video created by Alex Cherney.

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Taken on October 11, 2010