Evocative, atmospheric impressions of moonlight filtering through a streaming mass of cloud, illuminating the ocean. Transitioning to Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, the southern stars reflect in a mirror calm Dove Lake, whilst a faint aurora (southern lights) appears fleetingly behind Cradle Mountain.
Producer: John Goldsmith
Organisation: Celestial Visions, celestialvisions.com.au
Member: The World at Night, twanight.org
Original photography: December 2013.
Timelapse Production: 2014
Soundtrack: "Toman Teti M'Ba Akala"
by Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars (reproduced by permission), sierraleonesrefugeeallstars.com
(Facebook news item posted on 13 March 2014: facebook.com/refugeeallstars)
Award: "Ocean Moonlight" received the Best Timelapse Video award at Astrofest, Western Australia's largest astronomy festival, and featured at the Astrofest astrophotography exhibition, with an audience of some 4000 people, on 8 March 2014.
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