'A Second a Day From Birth' Documents a Baby's First Year

By: Amanda Greer - Published: Jul 12, 2013 • References: vimeo & laughingsquid
A baby's first year is full of subtle developments. They transform from a scrawny, wrinkled newborn to a cheerful, plump infant. One Welsh father, Sam Cornwell, documented his newborn son's entire first year by taking a one-second video every single day. After compiling these videos in chronological order and complementing them with some nostalgic music from the Little Miss Sunshine soundtrack, Cornwell released the video, delighting people all over the world with his clear love for his son.

The video shows Cornwell's son's transformation over his first 365 days. Seeing Cornwell and his wife interacting with their son with clear, organic love has made millions of people all over the world smile since the video's release. The use of cameras and video editing technology in home videos has become the norm, but with his video, Cornwell has proven that home videos can be transformed into nostalgic pieces of art. Stats for Adorable Baby Development Montages Trending: Older & Mild
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