A Mesmerizing 'Hyperlapse' of a Russian Industrial Plant Getting Repainted

A drab facility in Pervouralsk, Russia, gets a colorful new look in this time-lapse video by Sasha Aleksandrov.

A drab facility in Pervouralsk, Russia, gets a colorful new look in this time-lapse video by Sasha Aleksandrov. Watch workmen rappel down the sides of buildings and swarm over the area in fast-forward. Even the camera zips through space, covering sweeping distances -- a style of time-lapse photography called "hyperlapse." The architecture website Architizer explains that it took Alexsandrov two months to shoot the sequence, moving a camera and tripod "precisely 29 cm" between still shots to create the impression of movement. 

For more work by Sasha Aleksandrov, visit his YouTube channel

Via Architizer

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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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