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Check out this killer round-the-world timelapse.

OVER SIX YEARS, Sean F. White traveled around the world, capturing timelapses of some of the most recognizable locations on the planet, including clips from 24 countries on all 7 continents.

Many came from his work on the crew of Art Wolfe’s “Travels to the Edge” series:

    “I’ve combined my favourite shots from these trips into non-narrative film that touches on a theme close to my heart: Sacred Earth.”

Screenshot from video

As part of the film crew, he enjoyed access to many places that ordinary travelers usually don’t get:

    “My life as a filmmaker has blessed me with the privilege of seeing some of the most surreal and timeless places on the planet,” White says on the film’s Vimeo page.

Photographing such unique locations has left a deep impression and inspired White to propose an expansion of the project:

I would love to revisit many of the locations in this film and other powerful sacred sites around the world to create a feature-length “Terra Sacra”. The film would combine real-time, slow-motion, and motion control time lapse imagery – all in stereoscopic 3D. If you are an angel investor, potential sponsor, broadcaster, distributor or someone deeply passionate who would would like to get involved, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Sit through a feature-length timelapse of this quality? Hell yes.

Photo + Video + Film


About The Author

eric warren

Eric is a travel writer, photographer and filmaker with an unhealthy love for all things transportation.

  • Six3ola

    Very beautiful.

  • Ar4qw


  • bleukrush

    Very beautiful and inspiring.

  • Krys C Wanders

     Stunning. I’m curious – what is the location that’s featured in the screenshot still?

  • Stehranius

    Same question as Krys…where and what ?

  • Thomas Buthmann

    Breathtaking! I love it!
    @facebook-736265454:disqus and @91abe52efb6eba9ea47346a2fd369b1f:disqus  it’s the Djenne Mosque in Mali

  • Crazy Planet


  • Rod

    Very inspiring. Love it. 

  • Andrew Lees

    This is just awesome. What a planet!

    • Savage Sac

      Best planet I have ever lived on!!

  • Joanna Psoroyannis

    how beautiful….

  • Patricia Yevics

    Makes me want to travel even more than I do.

    • Patricia Yevics

      ON the road again. Can’t wait to get on the road again.

  • Azza Gibbo

    Great stuff. Love your work!

  • Daniel Fisher

    Awesome time-lapse.

  • Jessacris Luarez


  • Shiv Pratap

    its really amazing.

  • Kamil Mazurek

    1:54 the best scene from timelapse.

  • Ray Egan

    Fantastic imagery…. well done..

    What is the gear you used on most of this? (camera, lens, etc.)

  • David Shaw

    Angel investor? This is one of the best candidates for a successful Kickstarter that I’ve ever seen!


    Great movie, so fascinating!

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