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Awe-Inspiring Time Lapse of Mt. Rainier Stuns Nation

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Photos by Matt Dieterich

Matt Dieterich just published a stunning time lapse video of this time on Mt. Rainier. Matt’s labor of love took Matt four months, over 7,000 individual photos, and an estimated 100 hours of editing time to finish this stunning compilation. Dieterich is a critically acclaimed astrophotographer. If you haven’t heard of him, you may recognize his iconic imagery featured as a Forever Stamp, Star Trails on Mt. Rainier. You can see the video and more below, and for a full range of his talent, visit his website

Mt Rainier Stamp

Check out Matt’s breathtaking time lapse video:

Matt Dieterich is an up-and-coming world class photographer. Originally from Pittsburgh, Matt relocated to the Texas Hill Country to complete his teaching certification. Upon relocation, he was featured as the closing speaker for the North East Advanced Imaging Conference (NEAIC) in New York. While currently residing in the Hill Country, Matt also sold limited editions of his famous Forever Stamp at the Texas Night Sky Festival in Dripping Springs. He personally presented certifications of authenticity and signed each limited print. Matt Dieterich has been immersed in science, nature, and photography for well over a decade.

Matt Dieterich

With his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Master’s Degree in Geology, Matt is no stranger to nature. Matt’s mission is to cultivate the love of nature for future generations and his actions show that. Dieterich will soon be relocating to Houston to utilize his nearly earned teaching certificate. Once settled and back from his most recent expedition, Matt will offer small group and individual photography classes upon request.

Matt Dieterich

Matt’s latest accolade he spoke of  was being selected as one of 10 Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassadors Program to visit the world renowned astronomical observatories in Chile this upcoming June. He explained, “that the expedition is to learn about research being conducted at observatories ranging in elevation from 7,000 to 16,500 ft above sea level”. Once Matt returns, he will share the gathered information and digital images to share his findings with the public.

To contact Matt for inquiries, speaking engagements, purchases, and more please visit You may also follow him on  InstagramFacebook, and Flickr.