Tyler Fairbank went on safari in South Africa, took thousands of photos each day and made this time-lapse film. Vimeo link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
“If I could save time in a bottle…” it’s not just an old song, it’s a passion for many photography hackers. Time-lapse photography is a way to show the movement of time through still images. These images are animated into what essentially is a video recorded at a super low frame rate. Show More Summary
The remarkable video below from EarthDirect is time-lapse animation showing every boundary change in American history for the continental United States and its predecessors: Colonies, states, territories, and even counties are included. Show More Summary
It might be a few years old, but when we came across the ‘icicle of death,’ we couldn’t help but to want to share it with you. Filmed by Hugh Miller and Doug Anderson for BBC One’s Frozen Planet series, this strange phenomenon is the result of extremely cold brine sinking to the bottom of [...]Show More Summary
Taking a time-lapse is a complex task. Unlike a photo, which you can chimp and (usually) retake, retaking a time-lapse is not as trivial. This is why understanding how time-lapses work and how to take them is crucial before going out on the field. This tutorial by Mark Gee (previously) is a full crash course on [...]Show More Summary
Milan Vuckovic based his video presentation on Isao Hashimoto's work depicting nuclear explosions
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg's life is all about focus. In each image and time-lapse he captures, there's an incredible amount of activity going on, but our eyes tend to hone in on one particular aspect. This is no accident. "There's a large range of possibilities regarding what f-stop, lens and distance I choose. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, in honor of National Beer Day, skilled guitar-builder and maker Jimmy DiResta demonstrated via time-lapse video how to make ten different bottle openers out of random items found in his toolbox plus the use of his amazing assortment of power tools. In honor of National American Beer Day, I made ten […]
https://youtu.be/cHbYk2l9w-E Designer Milan R. Vuckovic produced this video time-lapse of terrorist attacks around the world over the last 15 years. Only attacks with 20 or more fatalities were included.
A new experimental video filter turns photography into art. Last September, we shared an experimental project that mashes up the work of famous artists—like Van Gogh and Picasso—with standard photo and video files shot by anyone. The results made it look like Instagram had instituted a Van Gogh filter. Show More Summary
One of the more recent trends in time-lapse videos has been capturing the transition from day to night. While the process might seem like a difficult one, it’s fairly straightforward once you have down the basics. To teach you those basics, photographer/cinematographer Cal Thomson has created this helpful tutorial. In the ten minute tutorial, Thomson [...]Show More Summary
In the 14th episode of their “100 Years of Beauty” series, Cut Video featured a brave model named Casey receiving eleven tattoos by artist Clae Welch, who masterfully recreated the iconic ink by specific artists of each decade. images via Cut
othmeralia: Getting a new rare book delivered makes us feel like a kid on their birthday! Here’s a time-lapse of our Rare Book Curator, Jim Voelkel, opening our newest rare book acquisition. The book is Musaeum Calceolarianum Veronense, a catalog of the wealthy Veronese pharmacist Francesco Calzolari’s (1522-1609) museum for practical learning. Show More Summary
Chrome: There are lots of ways to brighten up your new tab page, but Delight is one of the most inspiring (and beautiful) I’ve seen. It’s functional too: It combines your most-visited pages, the weather, your Chrome apps, bookmarks, and history, with a gorgeous time-lapse that makes you just stop and stare. Read more...
Last month, TriggerTrap asked photographers in five cities around the world to come together to create ‘the most diverse time-lapse ever made.’ After a month of receiving, organizing and editing, TriggerTrap has shared the final results, LapseWorld. The cities TriggerTrap asked to go out and shoot were San Francisco, New York City, Cape Town, London [...]Show More Summary
Once every five years, Canon puts on its Canon Expo. It’s an all-encompassing trade show where Canon shows off the latest and greatest tech across all of its domains – photography, printing, medical equipment, commercial surveillance, and so on. This year, the event was held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Over [...]Show More Summary
Dan Marker-Moore creates a riff on time-lapse photography by compressing all of the takes into a single image. The post These Gorgeous Sunrises and Sunsets Are Made From Slices of Time appeared first on WIRED.
Filmmaker Geoff Thomkinson documented his trip the charming seaside town of Hallstatt, Austria using a technique called HyperZoom, a continuous time-lapse technique that gives the feeling of flying through the scenery. Thompson has employed this technique in a number of his location films from around the world. Show More Summary
While I was running around to capture these photographs from the Star Wars sets in Tunisia, some distance away on top of the car I took to get there was my iPhone 5s, recording a timelapse of the whole experience. (You can literallyShow More Summary
Impressive time-lapse footage of the demolition of the 100-year-old Condit Dam is a sight to behold.