A Hyper Colorful Time-Lapse of Kuala Lumpur in 19,997 Still Photographs

Photographer Rob Whitworth spent five months capturing the city by day and by night. 

Photographer Rob Whitworth spent months capturing the city by day and by night, shooting thousands of images to make the video below. Yahoo! Malaysia has the exact numbers: "5 months. 400 hours of solid work. 4 cameras. 40 shoots. 640 gigabytes of file space. 19,997 photographs." Amped up colors and contrast make the video feel a little like an airbrushed postcard, but the city's neon lights really pop. Whitworth wanted to document "super-modern buildings juxtaposed with various cultural enclaves ... with a little of Asia’s chaos thrown in." You might recognize his style from his jaw-dropping time-lapse video of traffic in Ho Chi Minh City

For more videos by Rob Whitworth, visit http://www.robwhitworth.co.uk/.

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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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