Watch: The Lion City, 2, a Mind-Blowing, Multi-Year Time-Lapse Video
Australian filmmaker Keith Loutit, a pioneer in tilt-shift photography, has just raised the bar in time-lapse photography with his latest video, The Lion City, 2. A portrait of a changing Singapore, the video features time-lapse shooting that took place in multiple locations over years. Writes Loutit:
When we pass by landscapes they appear fixed in time, but they change around us constantly. The idea behind this film is to reveal this change by returning to the same camera positions over the years.
In the comments, Loutit reveals that he shot the video over three years, and while his ability to return again and again to locations and set up fixed camera positions over this time is remarkable, so are so many other aspects of the video, from the grading to the editing, which alternates sequences shot over years to beautiful moments like a single car snaking through the city streets at night.