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Travel through time and space with these time lapse videos

There is something magical about time lapse. Time lapse captures time and motion, presenting an environment in flux from a perspective that is not possible otherwise. Enjoy these exceptional time lapse videos I found on Vimeo.

London Timelapse by Xtrax London

Eclectic 3.0: The Roads Less Traveled by Ross Ching

Travel and Music Time lapse by Dave Schwep

Cook Inlet -Turnagain Arm – Portage Valley Timelapse

Sur le fleuve Niger by strictly_homemade



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Joshywashington is a Travel Media Ninja from Seattle who enjoys writing, climbing trees and strong coffee.

  • Marissa

    I’ve never seen any of these before, I can’t wait to sit down and watch them. Thanks!
    “The Longest Way” is also very cool:

  • Kathy

    How incredibly cool! And the London one made me *so* “homesick!

  • Sharon Hurley Hall

    These are amazing. I particularly like the London and Travel and Music ones.

  • Megan Hill

    Josh–way cool! This is just what I needed heading into the weekend.

    • joshywashington

      I am glad TNB can help happily usher in your Saturday!
      Have a great weekend Megan.

  • Bridget O’Neill

    You expanded my concept of what time lapse is and can be with this post! This makes me want to get out and create something, thanks for the inspiration :)

  • joshywashington

    Yeah? Glad to hear it! I have wanted to get out there and shoot some time lapse in Seattle…Pike Place Market perhaps?

  • Nacho

    “L’Aqua Alta” is another great stop-motion video about Venice’s 2008 floods:

  • Shaun

    Some of the best travel vids I have seen…. really cool…all of them!

  • Tim Patterson

    these are all really cool videos, thanks.

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