Tag: night time

Jan 23, 2015

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We’re Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space

In this stabilized time-lapse, the stars’ position in the night sky is fixed so you can get a sense of our planet’s movement through space. And now it’s time for some mind-boggling figures: – Earth rotates around its axis (at the Equator) at roughly 460 meters/second (503 yards/second) – Earth orbits around our Sun…

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Jan 13, 2015

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

The Northern Lights in Real-Time, Ultra HD

Ronn Murray ventured into the cold to capture aurora borealis near Fairbanks, Alaska on 2 January 2015. Murray used a Sony A7S with a Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 lens and DJI Ronin Gimbal Stabilizer. To record 4K straight from the camera he used the Atomos Shogun 4K Monitor and Recorder.

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Jan 12, 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW Unveils Intelligent Lighting System at CES 2015

BMW showed off their impressive new laser and OLED lighting technology at CES 2015. The intelligent lighting system seeks to improve driver safety at night in a number of innovative ways. Watch the demo to learn more.

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Dec 16, 2014

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

What New York City Looks Like from the Rooftops of Buildings

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov are two of the preeminent ‘rooftoppers’ in the world. Together they are On The Roofs; the duo gained notoriety earlier this year when their GoPro video of them scaling world’s second tallest building (Shanghai Tower) went viral. The Sifter has previously featured their amazing exploits (see here, here and…

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Dec 14, 2014

Jaw-Dropping Compilation of Nature Timelapses in Ultra HD

Jaw-Dropping Compilation of Nature Timelapses in Ultra HD

WANDERMENT is the result of a 12-month collection of 4K time-lapse sequences captured by the artists at Upthink Lab, an award-winning production house dedicated to time-lapse cinematography. From meandering streams and forest-dwelling organisms to the grandeur of high mountains above tree-line, this short film wanders through the contrasting wilderness of Alaska, North Carolina, Georgia…

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Dec 10, 2014

Arctic Auroras in Ultra HD

Arctic Auroras in Ultra HD

“Two Lands – Greenland | Iceland” was shot over 10 days by Joe Capra (aka Scientifantastic). Joe spent 4 days shooting in Iceland and 6 days shooting in Greenland to capture aurora borealis in glorious 4K. Greenland locations include: Kangerlussuaq, Ilulissat, Ilimanaq, Ilulissat Ice Fjord, Russell Glacier, Greenland Icecap, and Disko Bay. Iceland locations…

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Dec 2, 2014

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

The World at Night with Clear Skies and No Light Pollution

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, who specializes in night photography, in particular ‘landscape astrophotography’ featuring the Milky Way. Not only does this give Ben the opportunity to explore the great outdoors, but it lets us city dwellers gain a greater appreciation for the awe-inspiring night sky as well…

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