These visually striking metropolis time-lapse videos provide a stunning view of some of the world's best known cities.
The beauty to these artistic creations is that they showcase fantastic views of each beloved city as if you were there yourself. The laborious process that it takes to create these videos of urbane settings should be appreciated as they truly bring realistic visuals that capture the charm of each respective location.
The most prominent subject in this compiled list of stop motion videos is the famed city of lights: Paris. These sped-up photographic depictions attempt to capture the historic architecture and spirit of the French capital. With the booming genre of metropolis time-lapse videos, it seems possible to visually visit a city and feel the nostalgia of its beauty from miles away.
From Time-Lapsed Metropolitans to Shadowed Parisian Timelapses
Alexandra Serrano — October 4, 2012 — Tech
Double Digital Manipulation Reels
'Points in Space' by is a Stop Motion Animation With Time-Lapse
Terrible Traffic Time-Lapses
Rob Whitworth Ho Chi Minh City Video Reveals the Chaos of Asia
Luxe Metropolis Clips
The Dubai - City on the Move Video Tempts Travelers
Time Lapse Travel Videos
Photographer Nate Bolt Captures ‘SF to Paris in Two Minutes'
French Videographer Films the Sequana Project
Stop-Motion Parisian Clips
The 'Paris in Motion' Video by Mayeul Akpovi Explores Parisian Reality
Shadowed Parisian Timelapses
Luke Shepard's Le Flaneur Video Shows Paris by Night
Metropolis Time-Lapse Shorts
Toronto Tempo by Ryan Emond Speeds up the City
Mini Metropolis Shorts
The Minimus Design San Francisco Video is Amazingly Adorable
'You've Got to Love London' Video Brings You on an Exciting Tour
Organic Metropolis Time Lapses
The Ben Lean 'Time Travel' Video Shows Toronto at its Busiest
Dominic Boudreault Shoots Huge Urban Environments at Night
Historic Time-Lapse Photos
Shawn Clover Tracks the San Francisco Landscape from 1906-2010
Time-Lapse Urban Photography
Thomas Birke Hong Kong Photoshoot Captures the City's Vibrancy
Hourglass Street Signage
Thanva Tivawong 'Sand Glass' Traffic Lights are Visual and Visceral