New York photographer Brian DeFrees recently set out on a roadtrip around the United States with the goal of creating a time-lapse to chronicle his journey. He traveled 12,225 miles while capturing a photo every 5 seconds with his Canon 60D. Take a moment to watch this video which will carry you across the United States and back in 5 minutes:
He mounted the camera just below the rear view mirror along with an intervalometer which controlled the camera’s rate of picture taking. He captured 200,000 individual photographs and combined them into the previous video which has turned into a viral hit on YouTube.
In total, he crossed at least 32 states in 55 days:
When he was parked for the night or exploring an area on foot he was constantly time-lapsing. Here is a collection of the time-lapses he captured while outside of his car during the trip:
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