Physician turned motion-control artist Bruce Shapiro has designed an elaborate sand drawing machine that uses magnets to create really elaborate patterns. The Sisyphus Machine took 25 years to perfect and has been installed in locations around the world. Check out more images and time-lapse video below!
This is INSANE. I didn’t realise this was what the sun actually looked like! The footage is a series of time lapse sequences of the sun’s atmosphere as seen by the Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft between 2011 and 2015. Watch the eye-opening video below.
Burning Man 2014 is beginning right now in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. I’d heard that the festival had grown exponentially in recent years, but I had no clue it was this insane.
Vimeo user Roy Two Thousand has compiled a bunch of incredible time-lapse footage from last year’s festival that you have to see to believe.
Watch “Lake Of Dreams” below!
It took David de los Santos 9 months and 50,000 pictures to compile the following footage (the final video has around 5,000 images). He had to find flowers that would open fairly quickly; the interval between images was anywhere between 1 and 10 minutes. The flowers used include: Lillium, hibiscus, carnations, orchids, dandelions, lilies, daisies, alstroemeria, peonies and nigella damask.
Watch the video of the flowers blooming below.
Cy Kuckenbaker continues to experiment with collapsing time. You may remember his brilliant video: “5 Hours of Airplanes Landing in 30 Seconds”. Here he reorganizes San Diego’s midday traffic, by colour. There is no CG here, these are all real cars, they have just been re-ordered.
In many ways this reminds me of those “Time-lapse photos by Pelle Cass”.
Watch the video below!
“Selected People”, edited time-lapse photos by Pelle Cass. He has a unique method in which he chooses a location and shoots hundreds of photos which are then carefully layered to reveal serendipitous moments. The Creators Project has just posted a fascinating profile on the photographer and his work. Watch the video below!