Category: Motion Control

Temporal Distortion

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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Second camera with ISS and Milky Way

ISS and Milky Way with 3 cameras

  On 10-16-2011 I caught the International Space Station, rising next to the Milky Way, on 3 cameras that were shooting timelapse. The moon rose shortly after it passed. The timelapse above is slowed down when the ISS passes. Phil Plait also has an interesting article on it here. This […]

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2011 Meteor with persistent train

Meteor Persistent Train

      Bad Astronomer on the Meteor and persistent train While shooting a Moon set with the Milky Way timelapse near the White River in South Dakota. I caught a meteor with a persistent train. It lasted for 68 frames of the timelapse then moved out of frame to […]

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Tempest Milky Way

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

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

“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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Sub Zero – winter night timelapse

Sub Zero – winter night timelapse

Sub Zero – winter night timelapse from Randy Halverson on Vimeo.     Shot in South Dakota in early February with most nights sub zero with -25 wind chill. Used Dynamic Perception Stage Zero dolly and Milapse mount on most of the shots. The Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly worked great in […]

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