Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Louisville in Motion

This week’s timelapse is a special one for me. As many of you know, I grew up in Southern Indiana near Louisville, so I’m delighted to be able to feature this time lapse of that city by Eric Stemem. It’s only two weeks old, but I’m using executive privilege to bump it to the front of the queue. It isn’t quite as cool as say many of the videos of Paris I’ve posted. But for a small city, this is very well done. The only major things that seem to be missing are the actual horses running at Churchill Downs and Thunder Over Louisville. Both could be timing or permissions issues. I particularly like that he actually includes a bit of decay in there. Full screen viewing recommended. If the video doesn’t display for you, click here.

There are too many folks to thank here for me to list them all. Let’s just say my inbox blew up with this thing this week.


Cities: Louisville

3 Responses to “Louisville in Motion”

  1. Eric Stemen says:

    Thanks for sharing the video! I did consider doing some timelapse stuff for Thunder and the Derby but decided against it a few weeks beforehand. The reason for not including Thunder Over Louisville is because that’s not how Louisville really is. It’s a one day event with a week or so leading up to it. I wanted to show what Louisville is typically like if people were to stop by on most any random day. I had to shoot at the track on Derby day for another client, plus I don’t know how I would have pulled that off.
    Thanks again!
    Eric Stemen

  2. Fritz says:

    As an “outsider” that lives in a different part of the country – what I noticed was a surprising lack of pedestrians in most of the scenes. Perhaps it was time of day or day of the week?

  3. Sadly, no. Louisville, like many similar sized cities, has a lack of pedestrians in most places most of the time. It’s not Paris or London that’s for sure.

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