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Existence – A Timelapse Project

by Philippe Dame on August 30th, 2012

Hey everyone! Well summer’s coming to a close and things are starting to return to normal for me. I moved in late July so the buying, selling and move (with two kids in tow) was all consuming. It still is as we settle in completely. That said, I’m going redouble my efforts to get posting again on my blog.

To ease into it, I thought I’d share some more timelapse eye candy. Even if you’re not into timelapse photography, what’s cool is that you see amazing stills throughout every moving scene. I’d be happy to have taken a single frame of these videos.

This particular timelapse is by . He describes the video as such:

It’s been almost a year since I started my journey into time-lapse photography. This project has been an ongoing process for about 4 months. There was a lot of trial and error involved, and I spent many sleepless nights in many different unexpected places. Creating this film has taught me about patience, and what it really takes to achieve the shot that you dream about in your head. I realized through the process that the gear isn’t as important as the passion you put within your work.

This short video is called EXISTENCE. The video is a statement not only about time and progression, but also a statement about the world we have created for ourselves. The basis of the video contrasts the two extremes of life itself: the urban metropolis, and the beauty outside the city. I love to stargaze. Watching the milky-way float across the sky is one of the most therapeutic experiences I have ever felt. If you haven’t experienced it, then I strongly recommend taking the time to do so.

See you more in September! I’ve got lots of (hopefully) great posts coming.

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