Time-lapse photographer Michael Shainblum has released a new 4K time-lapse short film titled “Liberty” that beautifully captures the scale, beauty, and pace of New York City. “I vividly remember my first experience of New York City as a kid, before I became a photographer,” Shainblum writes.
To celebrate 20 years of international collaboration, the European Space Agency released this 15-minute video that’s the longest continuous time-lapse shot from space. Captured by German astronaut Alexander Gerst, the time-lapse takes you on two trips around the world with labels marking countries that pass through the frame. Traveling at 28,800 km/h (17896 mph), it […]
For the past 7+ years, starting from when he was just 14, David Espinosa has been taking a photo of his face on a daily basis. He recently turned the photos into this 4-minute video showing himself growing to age 21.
Joerg Daiber of LittleBigWorld traveled to Pyongyang, North Korea, and created this 5-minute time-lapse that uses a tilt-shift effect to make the hermit kingdom’s capital city look like a tiny diorama.
Here’s a timelapse that took quite a bit of patience and perseverance to make. Titled “At the End of Summer,” it involved walking very, very slowly over the course of 10 hours, shooting a photo every few steps.
A Canadian man named Jon and his Russian wife named Eva spent 911 days between 2015 and 2018 hitchhiking around the world through 33 different countries. Jon didn’t shave during the entire journey and afterward, he turned his selfies into this time-lapse showing 911 days of beard growth. Jon shot the selfie clips using his […]
A photographer named David from Hood River, Oregon, went out this weekend and photographed the night sky during the Perseid meteor shower. He then turned 400 of the photos into this star trail timelapse that contains several of the shooting stars he saw.
A holy grail timelapse sequence is a timelapse shot during sunset or sunrise. As the ambient light changes, so should your exposure settings. In this 11.5-minute tutorial, I’ll walk you through how to set up your camera (any type of camera with a Manual mode will do), how to shoot it properly and how to […]
The 2018 monsoon season has arrived in the American Southwest, and on July 9th, photographer Jesse Watson drove out into the desert to capture some time-lapse stills of an approaching storm. While out, he was met by the largest dust storm he had ever seen.
If you enjoy watching timelapse videos but aren’t familiar with the ingredients that go into making one, check out this 3-minute video by Guardian Australia. In it, professional timelapse photographer Matthew Vandeputte talks about the process as well as his passion.
A 22-year-old woman has created a viral timelapse video of herself aging 8 years in 3.5 minutes. She has been faithfully shooting a selfie a day since age 14 for the frames in the video. Design student Eadington says that she was inspired after seeing all the other “selfie-a-day” projects (popularized by Noah Kalina’s “everyday”) […]
The UK contact lens retailer Lenstore has released a 7. 3-gigapixel “timelapse” of London. Titled 24 Hour London, the images show a view of England’s capital city over a period of 24 hours in February 2018.
Back in September, we shared an 8K timelapse shot using the Nikon D850 in Iceland. Nikon has just released this new 8K time-lapse that shows what the D850 can do at night. This 1.5-minute promo film is titled “Hercules Rising” and was shot by Dutch nature photographer Marsel van Oosten. An alternate version of the […]
Want to see how the shutter system in a modern DSLR is replaced once it fails? The South African camera repair company Photographic Repairs shared this time-lapse of a shutter replacement surgery involving a Canon 6D.
Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes
Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and adventure that only sailing the vast, open oceans can bring.
Here’s a video by YouTube user oOtoke, who shot selfies for three years to create a timelapse of himself singing. Around 1,000 selfies were captured between March 2012 and April 2015. Somehow oOtoke was able to plan the photos well enough for his mouth in the photos to properly lipsync the song when played quickly […]
Here’s a beautiful 4K time-lapse video by JeffHK that condenses 30 days of a cargo ship’s journey across oceans into 10 minutes containing 80,000 photos. “Sailing in the open ocean is a unique feeling and experience,” JeffHK writes.
Here’s a timelapse video showing how an old plastic camera melts away when you expose it to acetone fumes. The 3-minutes in the video spans 25 hours of real time. Acetone is the organic compound that’s the primary ingredient in nail polish removers and paint thinners.
Timelapse photographer Drew Geraci recently headed up to the Gornergrat Observatory from Zermatt to shoot a time-lapse of the Toblerone Mountain: Matterhorn. In this 4 minute video, he shows how the shots were set up and the outcome of the project.
If you point your camera at the sky and film, the stars will arc overhead. That’s because your camera is attached to a giant spinning orb called Earth. This interesting 24 hour time-lapse from YouTuber AlphaPhoenix stabilises the stars by spinning the footage in the opposite direction to Earth’s rotation. AlphaPhoenix shot the time-lapse over […]
Here’s a gorgeous nighttime timelapse shot from a different perspective: this “FlightLapse” was captured from the cockpit of a Swiss airliner during a flight from Zurich, Switzerland, to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
What to see what cell division looks like? Documentary and wildlife filmmaker Francis Chee captured it beautifully on camera. The amazing 23-second time-lapse above shows a frog egg dividing over 33 hours.
Photographer Sam Forencich recently created something really special. It’s a timelapse of Oregon’s beautiful landscapes that stands out from the hundreds (if not thousands) of other Oregon nature timelapses out there, because he shot it entirely with infrared converted cameras.
Now that the Internet is saturated with timelapse and drone videos, one of the next big frontiers may be combining the two. Timelapse photographer Artem Pryadko shows what’s possible in the gorgeous 2-minute “DroneLapse” above.
Today is Google Maps’ 12th birthday, and graphic design student Matteo Archondis is paying the platform homage in a really cool way. A fan of timelapse and hyperlapse techniques, Archondis created a visual hyperlapse tour of the world using only screenshots taken within Google Maps.
On New Year’s Eve, you might think the people in Times Square were treated to the best light show… but you’d be wrong. Photographer Aryeh Nirenberg, enjoying a full row of seats on his flight from JFK to Reykjavik, Iceland, was treated to a more spectacular show. New Year’s Eve might be the only night […]
This striking timelapse is rapidly going viral online. The video captures what appears to be a thick bank of smog rolling into Beijing yesterday—20 minutes compressed into 12 shocking seconds of timelapse footage.
For the past few years, I have been really enjoying pushing the iPhone camera as far as it can go, to do photography projects that many people might not have realized you can do with an iPhone. I also use other cameras, but there’s something fun about the always-in-your-pocket aspect of iPhone photography. #1: Snowflake […]
Iceland’s spectacular landscape is the subject of many a photo project, majestic engagement shoot, and epic timelapse. So how did Evosia Studios manage to create something that stands out and inspires fresh awe for this beautiful country? They took to the skies… Ethereal is Eviosa Studios’ aerial ode to the Icelanding highlands, in 4K of […]
Grey summer days in San Francisco might be a bummer from sea level, but a quick drive and hike away, atop Mount Tamalpais, those are the days when you’ll find the most beautiful views as the fog swirls and “breathes” beneath you and your camera gear.
You can always find a reason why you shouldn’t go out and try to shoot something. You don’t have the right gear, for example, or there’s too much light pollution in your area. Let this short timelapse serve as an example of why you should ignore those excuses.