“Sailing in the open ocean is a unique feeling and experience. I hope to capture and share it for everyone to see.” – JeffreyHK

If there’s a YouTube video you are going to sit and watch today, this has got to be it! This is a spectacular and very interesting time-lapse that shows a cargo ships journey at sea over a 30 day period. The footage, shot on a Canon D750 with a Rokinon 12mm Lens consists of almost 80 000 photos, a whopping 1500GB in total. Creator, JeffreyHK is a Maritime officer and part time YouTuber, if you are interested in anything relating to life at sea, this is your guy. He has put together a pretty awesome channel, all relating to life on a ship.

For those interested in the route on this particular journey, it included: Red Sea > Gulf of Aden > Indian Ocean > Colombo > Malacca Strait > Singapore > South East China Sea > Hong Kong

0:32 Milky Way
0:53 Sirius Star (I think) Correction: Jupiter the planet according to some viewers
1:17 Approaching Port of Colombo
1:45 Cargo Operation
2:08 Departure Colombo with Rainstorm
2:29 Beautiful Sunrise
3:13 Lightning Storm at Malacca Strait and Singapore Strait
3:29 Clear night sky Milky Way with lightning storm
4:01 Camera getting soaked
5:09 Arrival Singapore
5:56 Departure Singapore
6:20 Moon-lit night sky
6:48 Another Sunrise
8:30 Headed due north and you can see Ursa Major rotating neatly around Polaris.
8:36 Squid Boats
8:54 Chaotic Traffic
9:15 Arrival Hong Kong

If you like this video make sure you head on over to Jeffrey’s YouTube channel, alternatively you can also find him on Instagram!


Time-lapse: 30 Days at Sea Through Thunderstorms, Torrential Rain & Busy Traffic

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