This video took advantage of the Dark Skies in between Squamish and Whistler BC. Only an hour and a half drive from downtown Vancouver it Gave us the opportunity to capture some of Nature's Beauty; The Night Sky. The entire film was shot within a 30 km stretch of highway just past Squamish BC.
If you have a 2560x1440 monitor you can watch the "original" 2K version on our YouTube channel: youtu.be/b4CCaf5d76A
The opening scene is from August 14th, Shortly after the Perseid's Meteor shower. The good majority of the light trails that you see are in fact Meteors. There are a few planes and a couple satellites as well.
When the clouds finally burn off for a short amount of time at 2:12 you can see Jupiter rising just above the Crescent Moon, with Venus not too far behind it.
In the Final scene 2:23 in the bottom right hand corner you can see a little bit of the Aurora above Whistler Blackcomb. You may also notice the Andromeda Galaxy on the right side of the Milky-Way.
Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 II, Canon 70-200 f/4.
Motion Control: Dynamic Perception Stage Zero, Acuter Merlin Head, controlled with the MX2. dynamicperception.com/#oid=1012_1
Music by Aaron Miller, check out his website here: aaronmilleronline.com/
Read more about this video in our Blog post: timedropsmedia.com/tearsofstlawrence/
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