Los Angeles Viewed Through a Water-Filled Light Bulb

I’ve had the pleasure of calling Southern California my home for almost my entire life, so Los Angeles has a very special place in my heart. After seeing countless time-lapse videos featuring L.A, I thought I saw every possible way to view the city. I was wrong. Colin Mika and Brandon Vedder of All Cut Up Films created this unique time-lapse video that captures the city of angels during the holiday season – all through a water-filled light bulb.

Snow Globe Los Angeles was created using over 4000 still images shot on a custom built camera rig,” they explain. “The effect was achieved using a Canon 5D MII, a homemade tilt-shift style lens, a light bulb filled with water, and paper cut outs to create shaped bokeh.”

via [The Daily What]



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