• Huelux

        Huelux from Randy Halverson on Vimeo. Huelux is also on Youtube below, in 4K Ultra HD resolution. Download the Huelux features on my site here. I shot Huelux from April-November 2013 in South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah. The weather in 2013 made it difficult for me to get some of […]

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  • Dakotalapse 2013 Top Photos

    Dakotalapse 2013 Top Photos

          10 of my favorite stills from 2013. Most of these were taken from timelapse. Click arrows to navigate, click on photo to enlarge. Some of these are available as prints here. See other stills from 2013 on this page. Western Australia Pinnacles ◄ Back Next ► Picture […]

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  • Comet Ison

    Comet Ison Timelapse from Randy Halverson on Vimeo. Above – Timelapse of Comet Ison – Taken 11-7-13 with Canon 6D and Canon 200mm f2.8 on Ioptron Skytracker. Their was some wind which resulted in some shake and jello stars at times. Stabilized with warp stabilizer. This was about an hour and […]

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  • Horizons

    . . Horizons from Randy Halverson on Vimeo. If you have ever been in a wide open landscape the most interesting thing isn’t necessarily the landscape itself, but what you see coming over the horizon. Growing up in South Dakota the landscape itself can be beautiful at times, but that […]

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  • Horizons Feature

    . .   Above: Preview the first 2 minutes of the Horizons Feature. The Horizons feature is 30 minutes of new and never before seen Milky Way, Aurora, Clouds, Sunrise and Sunset timelapse. Set to the music “Frozen White Light” composed by Simon Wilkinson at http://www.thebluemask.com If you have ever […]

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  • Horizons Teaser

    A few short clips from my upcoming timelapse film titled Horizons. The online short will feature an original score by Bear McCreary. http://www.bearmccreary.com  There will also be an extended cut, available for download at http://www.dakotalapse.com Music is “Nebula Drift” by Simon Wilkinson http://www.thebluemask.com Sponsors: Borrowlenses http://www.borrowlenses.com Dynamic Perception dollies http://www.dynamicperception.com

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  • Temporal Distortion

    Featuring an original score by Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead, Eureka, etc) Bear wrote about composing Temporal Distortion here. Thanks to Bear for taking the time to do this! Download an MP3 of Bear McCreary’s Temporal Distortion on Amazon or on Itunes ________________________________________________________________ There is a 23 minute […]

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  • Tempest Milky Way

    Tempest Milky Way won Best Overall and Audience Choice at the 2011 Chronos Film Festival Download an extended cut of this video here, with almost 1 minute of extra footage. 5$ See stills below. Order prints and gallery wraps on Zenfolio Stills from footage on the extended cut. One of […]

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  • Plains Milky Way

    During the month of May, I shot Milky Way timelapse in central South Dakota when I had the time, and the weather cooperated. The biggest challenge was cloudy nights and the wind. There were very few nights, when I could shoot, that were perfectly clear, and often the wind was […]

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  • Orion – motion controlled night timelapse

    “Orion” – motion controlled night timelapse from Randy Halverson on Vimeo.   Wired.com article Robo-Camera Rig Animates the Night Sky Taken in central South Dakota in late march-early april. It was the first time I’ve had the chance to use an Orion head mounted on the Dynamic Perception Stage Zero […]

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Recent Posts

Sprites and Gravity Waves

Sprites, Gravity Waves, Airglow and Aurora

          On August 20th, 2014 I timelapsed a storm over central South Dakota with multiple cameras. I left for Wyoming without looking at most of the frames. I saw a post by Tom Warner about Sprites he caught on the same storm. Sprites are large scale electrical discharges […]

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Badlands Night Sky Workshop

Badlands Night Sky Workshop

Night Sky Workshop by Randy Halverson Date – August 22-24, 2014 – Badlands National Park, South Dakota This workshop is over, but I can still give private workshops. Contact me if interested. Class size limit – 6 Students Badlands National Park features a rugged landscape and dark skies. In August, […]

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Meteor and Satellite

Meteor or Satellite?

      These 2 timelapse frames are from my latest timelapse “Huelux”. Go to 3:20 in the video to see the timelapse. A bright Satellite flash or Iridium flare, can sometimes look like a meteor in a long exposure star photo. If you are shooting timelapse, it is easy […]

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Huelux

Huelux

    Huelux from Randy Halverson on Vimeo. Huelux is also on Youtube below, in 4K Ultra HD resolution. Download the Huelux features on my site here. I shot Huelux from April-November 2013 in South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah. The weather in 2013 made it difficult for me to get some of […]

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Huelux Feature

Huelux Feature

Huelux 35 – 35 minute Huelux feature with more locations, sequences and longer shots than seen on Huelux 10. _______________________________________________________________________________________ The Huelux 10 feature, is a ten minute edit of some of the 40+ minutes of timelapse I shot for Huelux in 2013. It has more locations and sequences than […]

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eMotimo TB3 Motion Control

eMotimo TB3 Motion Control

eMotimo TB3 video music by Simon Wilkinson In 2012 I had been looking for a new pan/tilt solution to replace the buggy Merlin or Orion head I had been using. I spoke to the creator of the eMotimo TB3 Brian Burling about the TB3, and it sounded like what I was […]

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Dakotalapse 2013 Top Photos

Dakotalapse 2013 Top Photos

      10 of my favorite stills from 2013. Most of these were taken from timelapse. Click arrows to navigate, click on photo to enlarge. Some of these are available as prints here. See other stills from 2013 on this page. Western Australia Pinnacles ◄ Back Next ► Picture […]

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Comet Ison and Meteor 11-7-13

Comet Ison

Comet Ison Timelapse from Randy Halverson on Vimeo. Above – Timelapse of Comet Ison – Taken 11-7-13 with Canon 6D and Canon 200mm f2.8 on Ioptron Skytracker. Their was some wind which resulted in some shake and jello stars at times. Stabilized with warp stabilizer. This was about an hour and […]

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October Aurora in Prairie Skies - Aurora and a Windmill in central South Dakota 10-1-13.

2013 Still Photos

    Most of these are frames from timelapses shot in 2013 in South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah. The timelapse video will be released this winter. These are only some of the timelapse I shot. You can see more on my Facebook page.   2013 Stills [Show as slideshow] 123►

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Horizons

Horizons

. . Horizons from Randy Halverson on Vimeo. If you have ever been in a wide open landscape the most interesting thing isn’t necessarily the landscape itself, but what you see coming over the horizon. Growing up in South Dakota the landscape itself can be beautiful at times, but that […]

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