Randall Hedges has turned a somewhat bland time-lapse into a more vivid timelapse with great editing and creativity. I love the way he’s made ‘zooms’ in and out to highlight things that would have been missed in the wide time-lapse. Especially nice is that his original purpose (see description below) didn’t work out, but he made something quite nice out of it anyway.

That’s one thing I have a hard time with – when something isn’t quite the way I imagined it would be, then I have a hard time coming up with creative ways to make it work anyway. I admire how Randall has made something of this!

New York City at Sunset

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Shot from East River Park in Brooklyn, this timelapse actually came about as part of a failed attempt to capture a lightning storm over Manhattan. Afterwards I was left with a 1200 frame timelapse with no clear purpose.

So it’s indulgent, a little crazy and heaps of fun much like the city of New York.

This was shot in early September, 2012 on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II with a 16-35mm lens.

via we love timelapse group on Facebook.

(cover photo credit: snap from the video)


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