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Aliens in my Orchids - Timelapse Strange Earth Lifeforms 720p HD

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Published on May 28, 2011

Sometimes, we can find the strangest forms of life right here on Earth, without any Sci-Fi extra-terrestrial magic!

While making these time-lapsed image sequences of Phalenopsis Orchids (also called "Moth" Orchids), I was surprised to see what looked like a little face staring out at me from inside the blossom as it opened! It was an odd-shaped, almost bird-like face with two large alien-looking eyes. "Wow" I thought to myself, "there are aliens in my Orchids!"

These sequences were filmed in full 1080p HD (downscaled to 720p for YouTube upload) with a studio-mounted Canon SX10-is, using an LED ring-light for close-up macro imaging.

Each flower took about 2 days to completely open, and some of the stem/bud growth sequences lasted over a week, the images being recorded every 3 minutes.

The soundtrack is "The End of Summer" from the "TimeShift" CD by Technician (yours truly), available on iTunes and original artist-made physical CDs at JCMDI.COM.

Video rendered in Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum

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Soundtracks by Technician (yours truly), available on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/tec...
Full artist discography at HTTP://technician.jcmdi.com

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