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Sahara Wonderland

Sahara Wonderland shows a unique place of our planet, the birthplace of humanity. It shows the magic and the loneliness of the location and should convey a feeling for our planet and the environment.


Directly from the Ahaggar National Park following locations are in the video:

Spaceship (View to Earth)
Tassetouft (Sunrise, huge starry sky) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Tassetouft
Tin Ackacheker (Sand and sun, moon and stars) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Tin-Ackacheker
Thaggahrat (Sanddunes with wind)
Idenet (Rocks and tree, campfire, night sky) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Idenet-Oued
Tagelmant sama (Sunset on hill) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Tagelmant-sama
Tilafassa (Sunset clouds) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Tilafassa
Youf Aghlal (Strange rock formation) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Youf-Aghlal
Assekrem (View over Hoggar Mountains) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Assekrem
Eghahar-Malan (Sunset on a rock) View on Google Maps: tinyurl.com/​Eghahar-Malan


Music is from:
SaReGaMa saregama-music.blogspot.com/​

Technical specifications

Some Infos for the tech guys:
Camera: Canon 5d Mark2
Lenses: EF 70-200 f/4 L IS USM, EF 15mm f/2.8, EF 17-40mm f/4 L
Others: Selfmade Dolly, Selfmade Rotarytable (for Motion Control), Sennheiser MKE-400, EEEPC, A lot of storage, several DC 12V power adapters, two 12V mobile batteries, Velbon DV-7000 Tripod

Video and music is licensed by CC-NC-SA


Download 720p:
zoomion.ch/​var/​videos/​Sahara_Wonderland_720p.mp4 (h.264 | 244 MB)

Download 1080p:
zoomion.ch/​var/​videos/​Sahara_Wonderland_1080p.mp4 (h.264 | 944 MB)


Special thanks goes to: Abdelkader, Kevin, Sabine, Marianne and Mohammed


5 comments to “Sahara Wonderland”

  • Sahara Wonderland | catcyclone, September 11, 2011 at 10:28

    […] Sahara Wonderland Veröffentlicht am 11. September 2011 von catcyclone For more information and download please visit: zoomion.ch/​sahara-wonderland/​ […]

  • Sahara Wonderland | Space: Above and Beyond, November 3, 2011 at 10:39

    […] A stunningly beautiful short film portraying the magic and the loneliness of ”The Great Desert”. Makes me think of Frank Herbert’s epic saga ”Dune” (1965). The source file can be downloaded (for free) in HD-quality (1080p) here. […]

  • Sahara Wonderland, November 4, 2011 at 05:59

    […] planet and the environment”. You can find more information about the footage locations in the project page. Also, in Zoomion Flickr gallery are some still shots from some specified […]

  • Sahara Wonderland | Doobybrain.com, November 7, 2011 at 09:02

    […] Sahara Wonderland was filmed on location at the Ahaggar National Park in Algeria. Soooooo nice! Share this:EmailFacebookRedditDiggStumbleUpon History of the Yosemite Rangers’ Club […]

  • Felix Müller, January 30, 2013 at 01:59

    This is just incredibly awesome! Thanks for sharing bro!