Relaxation exercise: Stunningly beautiful view of the night sky

© Randy Halverson

While most people are asleep, photographer Randy Halverson has been capturing some stunning images. From night-time storms to fairytale like sunrises, he has produced a series of magical videos showing the hidden beauties of nature.

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The slower moving light streaks are airplanes, the fast ones are satellites. I also caught many meteors which are only 1 frame or 1/24th of a second on the time-lapse," he wrote on his YouTube page.
One of his earlier pieces, entitled Temporal Distortion, took him months to shoot, as he was dependent on the sky being clear. His journey took him across four states: White River in South Dakota, Arches National Park in Utah, the Canyon of the Ancients area in Colorado and Madison, Wisconsin.

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Halverson actually takes still images with his DSLR camera, rather than filming videos as using a camera has a much greater He also adds one of his secrets, which allow him to capture the mesmerizing images, is through the use of long exposures of 10-30 seconds. This lets the camera sensors capture more light than a human eye can see.

Halverson first became interested in creating time lapse videos during the late 1990s. Advances in technology have also helped him produce even better images; however he does admit there is a certain bit of luck involved.

he told RT by email.

Final Boost Stage of GSSAP and ANGELS satellites - 4K UHD:

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