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New York City in Slow Motion

May 12, 2015 | 589 videos
Video by Tim Sessler

In this piece filmed by Tim Sessler and Cameron Michael we see the diversity of New York City devoid of sound and color—even the rats move languidly. The short film was shot on one of the first prototypes of the Freefly MIMIC, a new tool to uniquely control Freefly's MoVI handheld camera stabilizer. The MIMIC "allowed us to capture moments as they were naturally unfolding, in a street photography style, often without even being noticed," Sessler wrote on his site.

Tim Sessler is the founder of BROOKLYN AERIALS, visit his personal website. More of Cameron Michael’s work can be found on his Vimeo page.

Author: Nadine Ajaka

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