This 360° Panoramic Time-lapse Of The Night Sky Is Incredible

Astrophotographer Vincent Brady rigged up four – four – DSLR cameras, each equipped with a fish-eye lens, into a filming contraption of his own design so he could capture the footage required for this gobstopping 360° panoramic time-lapse of the night sky. "Beautiful" doesn't begin to describe it. » 6/21/14 5:00pm 6/21/14 5:00pm

Caterpillar Metamorphosis Looks Even More Alien When You Speed It Up

Oregon's endangered silverspot butterflies typically pupate into chrysalises over the course of several hours, in a nocturnal process rarely observed by humans. But in this time-lapse footage, members of the Oregon Zoo's butterfly lab have combined over 15,000 photographs to compress the transformation into a matter… » 6/18/14 12:20pm 6/18/14 12:20pm

Stunning Landscapes and Starscapes in Kazakhstan

Take a moment to stop, breathe, and immerse yourself in the sheer beauty of our planet. Denis Frantsouzov spent last month travelling around Kazakhstan, collecting photographs, videos, time-lapses, and long exposures of the land and sky. The result a stunning 5-minute break from your day. » 6/06/14 11:22am 6/06/14 11:22am

Here's what it would look like to fly directly into a nebula

Ever wondered what it would be like to look out the window of a spaceship as it travels through space? Wonder no more. This video gives you a spaceship's-eye view as you blast off from a mountain range in Earth, fly through the stars, then move closer and closer to a distant brightness in the sky, until you're dropped… » 1/28/14 12:55pm 1/28/14 12:55pm

San Diego traffic, organized by color, is surprisingly hypnotic

Filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker is back to delight our eyeballs with a meticulously edited 4-minute video of traffic footage shot from San Diego's Washington Street bridge – which doesn't sound something you'd want to spend four minutes watching, but then maybe you don't know who Kuckenbaker is, or the time-(col)lapse… » 12/19/13 8:40am 12/19/13 8:40am

Luminous time-lapse celebrates death and life in a record-cold winter

Paul Klaver's simply titled film Winter mixes time-lapse and real-time footage to evoke the chill of one of the coldest recorded winters Holland has ever seen. Sit back, turn up your speakers, and meditate on the beauty of ice forming, sunlight dancing over the snow, and even the bodies of creatures who didn't… » 12/15/13 4:00pm 12/15/13 4:00pm