From your kitchen sink to a Japanese waterfall to your mouth to the sky: a drop of water travels many miles. This short pop-up book animation tells the story of a water droplet's life cycle. I could have really used this in science class. Stop Motion by Chris Turner, Paper Sculptures by Helen Friel and Animation by Jess Deacon.
Photographer Katka Pruskova took more than 730 hours worth of footage and 7,100 photographs to capture an assortment of flowers in bloom. Her floral subjects, captured on Canon 5D Mark II, include Lilies, Amaryllis, Zygocactus, Rose, Gladiolus, and Gardenia. Katka formed a homemade "studio" to create the timelapse, using simple black cloth and careful lighting and insulation to create the optimal indoor miniature greenhouse.
Here's another romantic timelapse, this one of the French Alps at night, shot by photographer Matthew Vandeputte with the Canon 600D. Mr. Vandeputte requests that you watch the timelapse in fullscreen HD.
Yosemite HD is a collaborative project between photographers Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty, showcasing the ultimate in timelapse photography. Using the Canon 5D Mark II, Yosemite National Park is captured in breathtaking detail. The team is currently working on a sequel to Yosemite HD.
For your viewing pleasure: here's a hypnotic video of the Flamboyant Cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi), dancing along the tropical ocean floors of the Indo-Pacific region. The Flamboyant Cuttlefish is beautiful and a great dancer, but don't get too close – it's poisonous as well.
"Nicholas Petron's grandfather, Rocco Galasso, moved to New York City from Italy with the hopes of making a better life. For eighteen years Rocco served as owner and superintendent of an apartment building where much of his family resided--until the day they were given notice that their building faced demolition to make way for new apartments. As Nick remembers, that's when everything changed."
The Alphabet 2- a horn book video experiment - is a developmental spelling - video where each character visually represents the meaning of the word itself. Playing with different techniques and materials into little and big spaces, but always focusing on Helvetica font's proportions. A collection of words in a delightful spelling-video.