Time lapse videos have been aroud for years, but some music video producers demonstrate they’re true artists in how they are able to combine perfect visuals set to their music accompaniment. Time-lapse photography involves speeding and slowing down part of the imagery while other parts of the scene are shot in normal time. This process can take hours of preparation and editing but when perfected the effect is mind blowing! Your eyes and your brain are literally battling for supremacy.
We’ve all seen incredible videos of flowers growing at breakneck speeds, cars whirling past you as walk slowly, and city skylines captured quickly as the sun sets and rises over the metropolis. Let’s take a look back at 5 of the best music videos to use time-lapse photography. Three songs are by huge international superstars. But be sure and check out the final two videos including an incredible 9 month undertaking by the lead singer of McFly and his wife.
“RAY OF LIGHT” MADONNA
“2 BECOME 1” THE SPICE GIRLS
“EVERY TEARDROP IS A WATERFALL” COLDPLAY
“ZERO DARK THIRTY” AESOP ROCK
“SOMETHING NEW” TOM FLETCHER of McFLY