Enjoy a beautiful time-lapse tour of Los Angeles

(CBS News) It's Friday afternoon and the weekend is slowly approaching as the sun prepares to set soon here in New York City. So how about we all take a moment to breathe and relax with this beautiful time-lapse tour of a major American city on the opposite coast: Los Angeles.

The Vimeo video entitled "NightFall" was done by Colin Rich who writes:

'Nightfall' is a three minute tour of light through the City of Angels.

I shot "Nightfall" in an attempt to capture Los Angeles as it transitioned from day to night. As you probably know, LA is an expansive city so shooting it from many different angles was critical. Usually I was able to capture just one shot per day with a lot of driving, exploring, and scouting in between but the times sitting in traffic or a "sketchy" neighborhood often lead to new adventures and interesting places.

Nightfall in particular is my favorite time to shoot time lapse. Capturing the transition from day to night while looking back at the city as the purple shadow of Earth envelopes the eastern skyline and the warm distant twinkling halogen lights spark to life and give the fading sun a run for her money- this will never grow old or boring to me.

In this piece, it was important to me for the shots to both capture and accentuate the movement of light through the day and night and the use of multiple motion control techniques allowed me to do so.

I hope you enjoy watching it as much as I enjoyed creating it.

Well, we here at The Feed thoroughly enjoyed this spectacular piece of work. I think I feel calmer already thanks to this technical beauty of a video (and of course the City of Angels.) To check out more work by Colin Rich, you can visit his website by clicking here.

Comments