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Smithsonian In Motion Video Contest Viewer's Choice award winner 2013  "North Country Dreamland" A northern Michigan celestial dark sky exposition      www.facebook.com/LakeSuperiorPhoto  video use, future video projects, contact mqtphoto@aol.com  selected fine art prints from video: http://lakesuperiorphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery/North-Country-Dreamland/G0000zFbOIaNsOiQ/  photo video/edit: Shawn Malone cameras used: Canon 5d, 5dMII and 5dMIII bodies and multiple w…

"North Country Dreamland" A northern Michigan celestial dark sky exposition Smithsonian In Motion Video Contest Viewer's Choice award winner 2013 Video/edit: Shawn Malone.

47 places to see the Milky Way without the assistance of a telescope.

Mont-Mégantic National Park, Quebec, Canada Inside the very first internationally recognized Dark Sky Reserve, Mont-Mégantic National Park (and the associated ASTROLab) is possibly the best place to look up at night in Quebec.

More Milky Way taken in Yosemite by an anonymous photographer.

International Dark Sky Park, Michigan (N of Petosky)

When I first started Mirror City, I wanted to create a video that was completely out of the norm. I wanted to showcase something unique and artistic, which takes Timelapse photography into a more abstract direction. Mirror City is a visual story through some of the great American cities: Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. These clips were all processed from their original form, into the kaleidoscopic visuals that you see in this video. Many people visit these large…

Click Thru to watch video - Mirror City Timelapse. When I first started Mirror City, I wanted to create a video that was completely out of the norm. I wanted to showcas.

Experience the Stars at Headlands Dark Sky Park

Emmet County Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City. This would be great to see meteor shower and also take the kids on the ferry over to Mackinac Island.

It’s a 1½-mile walk along a gravel footpath to access Pictured Rocks’ Au Sable lighthouse. But the walk is lovely, following the edge of the Lake Superior shoreline and occasionally offering views of shipwreck remains at the water’s surface. The 87-foot Au Sable Light has been active since 1874 and includes an original keeper’s house with a small museum. A smaller 1909 building recreates keepers’ living conditions from the early 20th century.

Tall and elegant or short and utilitarian, beautifully restored or lying silently forgotten, the dozens of lighthouses standing sentinel along Michigan’s miles of shoreline are worth a visit.

New International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only nine others in the world (north of Petoskey, in Emmet County, along Lake Michigan and west of Mackinaw City)

International Dark Sky Park opens in Michigan; Only 9 others in the world

International Dark Sky Park opens west of Mackinaw City, Michigan. The park is located north of Petoskey, in Emmet County, along Lake Michigan, near Mackinaw City.

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Great spot for stargazing . Death Valley National Park in California. A Gold-certified International Dark Sky Park. Best times are November - April, with temps, clearest skies and Ranger-led night sky programs.

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'Aurora over Mackinac' ~ The Northern Lights illuminate the sky over the Mackinac Bridge during the early hours of July 2013 Mackinaw City, Michigan. Photo can be purchased from Neil Weaver Photography

Texas Campground Reviews - The Best of Texas Camping - RV Park Reviews

Texas Campground Reviews - The Best of Texas Camping - RV Park Reviews

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Discover transformational experiences at ecovillages, intentional communities, permaculture farms, social projects and retreat centers across the globe.

Michigan has one of world's few 'dark sky parks' for stargazers

Michigan has one of the world's few "dark sky" parks for sky gazers, Headlands International Dark Sky Park. The Headlands is the seventh International Dark Sky Park in the United States and just the in the world.

3 Must-Dos when you visit Northern Michigan: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Cherry Bowl Drive-In and Torch Lake - on a beautifully illustrated map, too!

TONS OF CUTE MAPS! Plus 3 Must-Dos when you visit Northern Michigan: Sleeping Bear Dunes, Cherry Bowl Drive-In and Torch Lake - on a beautifully illustrated map, too!

Headlands international dark sky Park,Emmett County,MI

Catch a Shooting Star at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park in Emmet County Michigan

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