Karasawadake Timelapse and Panorama | 涸沢岳 タイムラプス と パノラマ

Camera and Lenses:
Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D
GoPro Hero 4
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. / Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.

Set my tent at Hotakadakesanso campsite the day before. Got up at 3am, arrived at the peak at 4am. Setup my camera, waited a bit and captured this amazing moment.

Sunrise view from Karasawadake Peak | Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D
Sunrise view from Karasawadake Peak | Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Taken from just below the Kitahotakadake peak using the Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm at the 100mm end. Liked how clouds cast shadow and hikers moving in and out of the hut and the campsite.

Karasawa Hut Tent Village view from right below Kitahotakadake Peak | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.
Karasawa Hut Tent Village view from right below Kitahotakadake Peak | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.

Very blight sunlight. Yarigatake, Kitahotakadake, Maehotakadake and Okuhotakadake (from left to right)

Karasawa view from Karasawadake Peak | Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D
Karasawa view from Karasawadake Peak | Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Wasn’t an ideal condition to climb up / down there. Scary moment.

Enroute to Okuhotakadake view from half way down from Karasawadake Peak | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.
Enroute to Okuhotakadake view from half way down from Karasawadake Peak | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.

What more can I say? Enjoyed the 360 degree panorama view from Karasawadake.

Okuhotakadake and Maehotakadake view from half way down from Karasawadake Peak | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.
Okuhotakadake and Maehotakadake view from half way down from Karasawadake Peak | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.

Have been wanting to get this shot – 360 degree panorama view under the full moonlight.

Moonlight view from Karasawadake Peak | Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D
Moonlight view from Karasawadake Peak | Nikon D810 + Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D

Tsurione – just amazing.

Tsurione moonset view from Karasawa Hut Tent Vilage | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.
Tsurione moonset view from Karasawa Hut Tent Vilage | Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 + Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH. POWER O.I.S.

Music:
“Highway’s Lines” by mindthings
https://www.jamendo.com/en/track/96715/highway-s-lines