I have to admit I’m a bit of a sucker for a good time-lapse video of London. Time-lapse video is a impressive but relatively simple technique. Place the camera on a stable platform, take a series of photos seconds apart and when played back at normal speed, time is compressed.
Hyper-lapse takes this a step further as between each image the camera is moved along a pre-determined path. With a bit of fancy editing to keep buildings in register the result is very impressive.
I’m not sure I have the patience needed to take on such a project so hats off to those that do.
This one from Expedia caught my eye as it combines time-lapse, hyper-lapse and drone footage to highlight some of London’s most iconic landmarks (most of which we visit on out photo walks, nudge, nudge!). Enjoy.
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