A Whirlwind Tour of Japan Captured in 4,000 Beautiful Photographs

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Photographer and user interface designer Mike Matas transformed almost 4,000 photographs from his trip to Japan into one mesmerizing video. Images of busy urban landscapes and tranquil, intimate scenes swirl by in a montage of moments, paired with original music by Patrick Brooks. Find more of Matas's photographs on his website, and buy prints here

  
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For more work by Mike Matas, visit http://www.mikematas.com.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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