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Please follow me on http://www.facebook.com/TSOPhotography Terje Sørgjerd If you can not watch, or want hi...
Please follow me on http://www.facebook.com/TSOPhotography Terje Sørgjerd If you can not watch, or want higher quality watch: http://vimeo.com/22439234 This was filmed between 4th and 11th April 2011. I had the pleasure of visiting El Teide. Spain´s highest mountain (3718m) is one of the best places in the world to photograph the stars and is also the location of Teide Observatories, considered to be one of the world´s best observatories. The goal was to capture the beautiful Milky Way galaxy along with one of the most amazing mountains I know El Teide. I have to say this was one of the most exhausting trips I have done. There was a lot of hiking at high altitudes and probably less than 10 hours of sleep in total for the whole week. Having been here 10-11 times before I had a long list of must-see locations I wanted to capture for this movie, but I am still not 100% used to carrying around so much gear required for time-lapse movies. A large sandstorm hit the Sahara Desert on the 9th April and at approx 3am in the night the sandstorm hit me, making it nearly impossible to see the sky with my own eyes. Interestingly enough my camera was set for a 5 hour sequence of the milky way during this time and I was sure my whole scene was ruined. To my surprise, my camera had managed to capture the sandstorm which was backlit by Grand Canary Island making it look like golden clouds. The Milky Way was shining through the clouds, making the stars sparkle in an interesting way. So if you ever wondered how the Milky Way would look through a Sahara sandstorm, look at 00:32. Music by my friend: Ludovico Einaudi - "Nuvole bianche" with permission. Please support the artist here: itunes.apple.com/​us/​album/​una-mattina/​id217799399 "The Mountain" 15th April2011 http://www.vimeo.com/terjes CNN Connect The World Show video + interview ABC Good Morning America 20th April 2011 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/42646343#42646343 http://img.skitch.com/20110419-e48j9di97f3uqu394fmyfn4swk.jpg http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/04/18/6490166-magnificent-views-of-the-milky-way http://news.discovery.com/earth/video-photographs-video-earth-day-110422.html The Weather Channel Wall Street Journal Front-page (interview) http://on.wsj.com/h1RQqr Reuters http://img.skitch.com/20110418-b7ihmuwsjjdwbqxhctkw2fuwub.jpg http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/2011/04/video-the-milky-way-and-other-wonders/1 http://www.space.com/11443-video-milky-spain-mountain-sorgjerd.html http://video.yahoo.com/editorspicks-12135647/featured-24306389/the-mountain-24960678.html http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20110420/sc_space/stunningtimelapsevideothemilkywayovercanaryislands http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1378506/Milky-Way-The-incredible-time-lapse-video-galaxy-taken-atop-Spains-highest-mountain.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/18/time-lapse-milky-way-video_n_850607.html http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/post/wonderful-earth-day-tribute-inspired-video-of-the-earth-and-sky/2011/04/22/AFKFl0OE_blog.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/punctuated-equilibrium/2011/apr/18/1 http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/sorgjerd-video-the-mountain-teide-1405/ http://www.nownews.com/2011/04/20/334-2706169.htm http://www.heraldsun.com.au/travel/news/photographer-terje-sorgierdstunning-timelpase-video-of-milky-way-and-other-wonders/story-fn32891l-1226041446362 http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/04/a-beautiful-glimpse-of-the-milky-way-from-spains-tallest-mountain/ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/travel/news/photographer-terje-sorgierdstunning-timelpase-video-of-milky-way-and-other-wonders/story-e6frezi0-1226041446362 Time Square BIG LCD screens 1 month. Taiwan TV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5IMSn4Xej8 http://j.mp/ex0WSw (39:10) http://saresipiper.jurnaltv.md/relaxare-si-piper/788-tabla-de-onoare http://www.wimp.com/milkytimelapse/ Shared by over half a million people on Facebook in 6 days.
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