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's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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