You are rarely alone in Taipei. The city is filled to the brink with temples and their worshipers, with hectic business people, shoppers, and aimless tourists. Add to this the tantalizing smells and sounds of the many night markets and the never ending lines of motorcycles and Taipei emerges as a city of boundless opportunities and adventure. Neither are you alone on Elephant mountain, the most famous viewpoint of Taipei, particularly during a beautiful sunset. I joined the dozens of spectators on a warm evening in November. Looking at the city from a bird’s perspective made all of Taipei’s hustle recede into the background. As the last rays of sun pierced the Taipei 101 tower, the city transformed into an almost serene image. I took the photo with my APS-C 16mm F1.4 lens and it is composed out of three images from a captured time laps during this sunset. While this place was very crowded I took the picture series without tripod, but I was able to use the railing of the platform.
The main idea behind this project was to present a full 1.5-hour time lapse in a single, static image. The final image was created by averaging 366 individual exposures from the time-lapse sequence, with a custom-developed algorithm that took into account image information from multiple images to generate a smooth result. The city lights from the final frame of the time-lapse sequence were then added to complete the final static time-lapse image. The Rainbow Bridge…
A time lapse captured of downtown Toronto after one of the first warm days in Toronto 2015.
Cherry Beach, Sunset in Toronto (Time Lapse).
After 1 1/2 hours of capturing a time lapse, a strong wind started and all the remaining sheets of floating ice moved away from the north side of Lake Ontario.
A rare planetary alignment of Venus and Mars to the Moon, captured during a sunset time lapse in Downtown Toronto.
Berlin Cathedral – Hyperlapse with 3D Intro.
The YouTube channel is online with a first short clip (Three Toronto sunsets as time lapse).