List/Grid Tag Archives: Timelapse

Timelapse of London to Brighton Train Journey: 1953, 1983, 2013

60 years ago in 1953 the BBC  took a non-stop video of a train journey from London to Brighton. Then after 30 years in 1983 they did the same trip. And as another 30 years passed BBC sent their correspondent Paul Clifton to repeat the exercise and observe the changes after more than half a century. Looks like time didn’t effect much on the London-Brighton train route, well, maybe except of the passengers outfits style.

Ballpoint Barber – Reverse Haircut Timelapse

Inspired by old magnetic Wooly Willy toy, Peter Simon directed “Ballpoint Barber” – a playful stop-motion animation video of his friend Tom Offer-Westort “growing” his hair and beard via ballpoint pen. An extreme talent and 300 printed pages were put together to create the effect of a magic pen. Music by Paul Otteson. Enjoy!

Dubai Comes to Life Through A Mindblowing Timelapse

  Dubai is one of the world’s most fast-growing futuristic cities. In less than 20 years, Dubai has become visually striking, an architect’s wonderland, where dreams on paper were given a chance to shine in reality. This timelapse video takes us on a stunning trip through its streets, waterways and skyscrapers. Created by Belarusian photographer and travel enthusiast Dima dimid Vazhnik, the clip deservedly become a hit online in less than one week of posting, with more than 100,000 views. Check it out for yourself, then let us know what you think in the comments. SEE ALSO: Dubai’s Fog makes a Skyscraper City in the Clouds… Read more »

A Drive-Lapse Around America

New York-based photographer Brian DeFrees has created this vertigo-inducing timelapse video documenting his extensive roadtrip around the US through his car. Traveling 12,225 miles, he crossed at least 32 states in 55 days with his camera was mounted just below his rear view mirror and programmed to snap a photo every 5 seconds. He captured 200,000 individual photographs and combined them into this spectacular video which has turned into a viral hit on YouTube. Turn on your fullscreen and enjoy: When he was parked for the night or exploring an area on foot he was constantly time-lapsing. Here is a collection of the time-lapses he… Read more »

London eMotion

London, the one city that has it all, the aim of millions of visitors annually, and the hub of major cultural, social, sports, commercial, etc.(you name it) events. Located on the Thames river, London is the largest urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the European Union by most measures. UK-based, Italian-born photographer Mattia Bicchi shared with us his latest creations, this gorgeous timelapse short film, showing off the beloved city in all its aspects. Bicchi tried to capture the variety of the weather and the emotions that make London such a beautiful city. Roaming the city using public transport, he shot 10,230 pictures, taking him a total of 2 months… Read more »

10 Breathtaking Timelapses to Celebrate Earth Day

Monday, April 22nd, is Earth Day — the only day of the year dedicated to celebrate our home planet responsible for giving us life and beauty in all of its forms and pictures. Here’s to celebrating our home planet’s biggest day: 10 timelapse videos that perfectly capture Earth’s breathtaking landscapes. They’ll make you want to rush outside and hug a tree (or, better yet, plant one). A Forest Year Alchemy Aurora Borealis Landscapes Fall in Central Park Natural Phenomena The Northern Lights Dance Solar Eclipse Around the World in a Time-Lapse Earth Happy Earth Day everyone! [mashable]

The Stunning “EGYPT HD” Time-Lapse by Koree Films Has Been Released!

A few weeks earlier we posted the official teaser of the  time-lapse short film entitled ‘Egypt HD’, along side some of the photos used in the movie that were sent to us by the makers. Well, this morning photographer, director and editor Abd El Rahman Gabr, of Koree Films, and Qube Productions (previously featured here and here) has released his masterpiece after months and months of hard work. Gabr, started traveling and shooting in September 2012, he later joined efforts with Mahmoud Zahran, who together, roamed the country shooting some 50,000 images to create their first ever professional time-lapse. The movie is primarily aimed at exploring the most amazing and exotic locations… Read more »

A Forest Year (timelapse video)

Samuel Orr is the photographer behind this nature-insightful time-lapse video. A Forest Year is Orr’s first foray into time-lapses, demonstrating great patience. It was made from 40,000 still images taken from his front window over a period of 15 months, and were blended into this film. The video was released about a month ago and has since gone viral. A very well done job Mr. Orr! we’ll definitely be keeping an eye on his upcoming work.

Post-Apocalyptic Cover Illustration Time-lapse – An Outrageous Photoshop Talent

A real artist creates with whatever medium they choose. I don’t think I have ever seen an artist give this much attention to detail as in this Photoshop time-lapse. Unbelievable! Post-Apocalyptic Cover Illustration Time-lapse by San Francisco-based artist Deisign  

“EGYPT HD” Teaser

Egypt-based photographer, director and editor Abd El Rahman Gabr, of Koree Films, (previously featured here and here), has sent us this morning an exclusive teaser for his upcoming timelapse short film entitled “EGYPT HD”. The movie is aimed at exploring the most amazing and exotic locations in Egypt. “Our purpose of this video is to show and give true credit to this country.” Gabr describes Gabr is set to take off on a few more travel destination around Egypt to finalize shooting for his movie for a release by early spring 2013. Watch the teaser and stay tuned for the full version’s release here on… Read more »

Dean Potter’s Moonwalk [video]

Bringing cinema to the world’s toughest locations: Adventure filmmaker Bryan Smith shot this remarkable clip of American free climber Dean Potter from New Hampshire, crossing a highline tied to Cathedral Peak in Yosemite National Park. The shot was captured during the 2011 filming of the National Geographic Channel show, The Man Who Can Fly, which featured Potter wingsuiting and BASE jumping. To get the wild perspective timed with the moving full moon, Smith used a camera equipped with a Canon 800mm super telephoto lens positioned over a mile away. Fantastic capture. [Via Redbull]

2011-2013 © UrbanPeek All rights reserved, unless otherwise noted. I try my best to attribute images, videos, and quotes to their creators and original sources.Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited - Cairo, Egypt.