Beautiful Photos and Time-Lapse Video of Lower Manhattan in Total Darkness

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NYC Dark combines still photographs and voiceover by Jared Levy and time-lapse videos and music by Michael Marantz to convey the eerie atmosphere of New York during the blackout. Together, Levy and Marantz form the creative team Already Alive. Their long exposures reveal buildings and streets illuminated only by the streaking lights of passing cars -- a truly surreal vision. Check out more of Levy's images here

For more videos by Already Alive, visit http://alreadyalive.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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