Another amazing timelapse made by filmmaker and cinematographer Daniel Lowe.
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There are two shots of the Stumpy Point wildfire that has been burning in eastern North Carolina, U.S. for some time now. Most of the shots have wisps of smoke in the air from this fire. The lighthouse is Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest in North America.
The light streaks you see in the Milky Way shots are shooting stars, no airplanes this time. Shooting stars & meteors happen all the time all over planet Earth; you can’t see them except in the darkest skies. Especially look for them right before dawn (in the film & real life), they seem to increase in frequency at that time.
Canon 5DmkII (one BTS w/Canon 7D & 16-35mm)
Canon 24mm f/1.4 lens rented from BorrowLenses.com
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 II-L lens
Tiffen UV filters
Pearstone ShutterBoss remote timer
MX2 controller from Dynamic Perception
Orion AZ-G telescope pan/tilt mount
(Orion controlled with MX2 unit and custom interface cable)
Dynamic Perception Stage Zero 6 ft. motion control dolly
2 Aluratek ADMPFB100 external battery packs
Manfrotto 460MG 3D Magnesium Head
Manfrotto quick release plate used w/Orion
Universal Ball Head
2 Sunpak 6600DX tripods
All photo gear purchased from bhphotovideo.com
You can order still prints and postcards of Daniel Lowe work here Fineartamerica.com