Observing Los Angeles

A time-lapse view of Los Angeles (and Santa Monica)

Orange County photographer Matthew Givot renders parts of the city beautifully in his time lapse videos. He writes: "Over the past year, I have been going to L.A. and shooting different locations. During this time I have grown very fond of this city. I find it interesting that human behavior is the same, regardless of if people are walking or driving.

"I have noticed many things about this town spending as much time as I have out there. If you know anything about time lapse you know that it can sometimes take one hour to capture 20 seconds of footage. That gives you plenty of time to enjoy the sites. I realize now that this project will never be complete. In the future I plan on adding another layer by recording the sounds of Los Angeles. But for the time being I hope you enjoy this small film."

The Angels, he calls it, runs 4:25. Hat tip: Jonathan Alcorn.


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