Mirrors of Light
Post Created by Jennifer Kiley
Posted Wednesday 10th December 2014
I felt these Vimeo Videos Needed
MAGNIFICENT CREATION OF KALEIDOSCOPIC IMAGERY
AWE INSPIRING VISUALIZATIONS
MAGIC IN THE SMOKE AND MIRRORS
Mirror City Timelapse
from Michael Shainblum
When I first started Mirror City, I wanted to create a video that was completely out of the norm. I wanted to showcase something unique and artistic, which takes Timelapse photography into a more abstract direction. Mirror City is a visual story through some of the great American cities: Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. These clips were all processed from their original form, into the kaleidoscopic visuals that you see in this video. Many people visit these large cities every day, and all of these places have been shot and filmed, but I wanted to emulate these urban landscapes in a way that nobody has even seen before. I wanted to put man-made geometric shapes, mixed with elements of color and movement to create less of a structured video, and more of a plethora of visual stimulation.
The video starts off with simple mirrors and recognizable architecture, as the video progresses, so does the visual stimulation, showing the real abstraction of the piece.
I have worked on this piece for an extremely long amount of time. I have spent time mirroring images and videos for the past five years, and I have been working on this specific piece for about four months. I felt it was time to combine Timelapse photography and the simplicity of a kaleidoscope, and create Mirror City.
(All clips are available in the original and mirrored format) For licensing & inquires please contact at
SAME ARTIST CREATED THE VIDEO ABOVE
TO KNOCK YOUR SIGHT INTO ORBIT
Ever since I was a kid, I have always been mesmerized by extraordinary beauty of my hometown, San Diego. The city has many hidden treasures that have always captivated me, and they continue to do so. Most people only get to experience the tourism side San Diego, but I wanted to show the city through my own eyes and artistic vision. I wanted to showcase San Diego from the eyes of somebody who has lived there their entire life. I have been working on this piece for about four months to really harness the details and create a visually striking Timelapse film. I wanted to make something that was unique to my own perspective of filmmaking. I also wanted to create this video to encourage people to go out and witness how beautiful San Diego really is.
Filmed & Edited By: Michael Shainblum
Michael Shainblum created all three of the Vimeo Videos I am presenting in this Post: Amazing Visions: Mirrors Reflection. A visual artist to watch out for.
This is a recut version of my film “EXISTENCE A Timelapse Project” It is shorter and includes a ton of never before seen timelapses.
Original Project Description:
This short video is called EXISTENCE. The video is a statement not only about time and progression, but also a statement about the world we have created for ourselves. The basis of the video contrasts the two extremes of life itself: the urban metropolis, and the beauty outside the city. I love to stargaze. Watching the milky-way float across the sky is one of the most therapeutic experiences I have ever felt. If you haven’t experienced it, then I strongly recommend taking the time to do so.
Directed: Michael Shainblum
You Will Find Contact Information for Artist Who Created These Three Videos Under the Top Video.
Hope You Enjoyed His Visions.
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