The Arts District, Time-Lapsed and Tilt-Shifted
achieved quite a bit of renowna few years back
for his time-lapsed tilt-shift shorts, in which he made the very big (Sydney Harbor, the Roman Forum, Shanghai's Nanpu Bridge) appear very, very small.Local filmmaker Fabián Aguirre
pays homage to Loutit with this three-minute short,Formicarium | A Timelapse
, which I just found on Vimeo. Writes Aguirre -- who's also a fan ofNaqoyqatsi
, if the sound of breaking Glass isn't a giveaway -- the film consists of more than 15,000 frames taken with aCanon EOS 7D
over the course of two days, one frame per second. Even our art director, thequite
nitpicky Alexander Flores, was impressed.
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