/ 2019 / Nature / Sky

Speed

  • Prize
    Gold in Nature/Sky
  • Photographer
    SERGIO GALAN SANCHIS
  • Credit
    SERGIO GALAN SANCHIS

This serie is about Earth's rotation movement, that is faster than most of us think (460 m/s). As you see stars apparently lined with Earth’s axis (Polaris at North), you believe stars are moving around this point. It’s an optical effect. Actually stars move but not around Polaris.
1. Astrophisic Observatory Teruel, Spain: 4h TimeLapse (TL).
2. Telecommunication towers. Valencia, Spain: 2,5h TL.
3. Sahara desert. M’Hamid, South Morocco: 1h TL.
4. Serra Castle. Valencia, Spain: 1h TL.
5. Garbí,Valencia, Spain: 1h TL.
6. Astrophisic Observatory Teruel, Spain: 2h TL.

"I'm a passionated traveler. I try to catch what amazes me in photographs and writtings."

Awards –National Geographic’s Daily Dozen (06/18/2018)
–NIKON Calendar 2020 (Month of February)
– Included in Magnum Photography Awards Gallery 2017
– Paris PX3 Prix de la Photographie: 1 Gold in 2019, 2020; 1 Bronze in 2020, 2018; Honorable Mention in 2020, STATE of the WORLD
– Fine Art Photography Awards (FAPA): 2nd place in 2019, 3 Nominee in 2020, 1 in 2019, 1 in 2018
– ND Awards (Neutral Density Photography Awards) : 3rd place 2020; 5 Honorable Mentions in ND Awards 2020, 3 in 2018
– International Photography Awards (IPA): 3 Honorable Mentions in 2019, 1 in 2020.
– Siena International Awards Photocontest (SIPA): Remarkable artwork in 2017. Finalist in 2018, 2020.
– International Photographer of the Year Awards (IPOTY): 3 honorable mentions in 2017
– Monochrome Photography Awards: 2 honorable mentions in 2020
– Wildlife Photographer of the year (WLPY): Final round in 2015, 2018, 2020.
– Asférico Photocontest: Final round in 2018.