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Asia’s largest solar power plant

February 3, 2010

Nicky Loh presents a series of time-lapse sequences of a solar power plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Asia’s Largest Solar Power Plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan from Nicky Loh on Vimeo.

The first time lapse sequence was shot over a period of one hour at 1 frame every two seconds on a lens baby. I chose to use still photography to capture the time lapse over video as the movement of the panels was so small that a continuous one hour raw video file on the 5D MKII would have crashed my computer.

The second time lapse sequence featuring the overview of Kaohsiung City, used to illustrate a city gaining electricity, was shot over a 3 hour period, at 1 frame every 4 seconds, from inside a hotel with an overview of the city. Because the hotel room lights reflect on the glass panel of the hotel room window which I shot through, I had to sit in the dark for nearly two hours for the camera to finish snapping.

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Nice Video for the largest solar power plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. I hope that the solar power fever will continue to rise. Because solar power is an environmental friendly. http://www.sunpowerport.com

Posted by dextercath96 | Report as abusive
 

Thanks guys!

Russell… Looking forward to go back for some of those pix and time lapse sequences at night. It started raining that day so we had to call it off but the guy at the solar place seems to like what we are doing so they say “You’re welcome to come back anytime!”

Posted by Nicky1 | Report as abusive
 

hey, cool time lapse videos here, especially like the one where you can see the city turning from daytime to darkness.

Posted by lluvette | Report as abusive
 

Sounds cool but it must have been boring to just sit there in the hotel room for hours.(:

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