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A Toronto hyperlapse to end all timelapses?

Posted by Staff / December 2, 2012

Toronto hyperlapseDone with timelapse takes on Toronto? It's been less than two months since we went nuts over Tom Ryaboi's stunning perspective of Toronto from up high. Now comes the evolution of the timelapse in the form of this hyperlapse from Stefan Kordiuk shot over the course of this past summer. After endless kilometres cycling through the city, a healthy tan, one broken shoulder and countless hours of shooting and editing, Kordiuk has pieced together a breathtaking look at downtown Toronto featuring some of our most recognizable buildings and landmarks. Enjoy!

What's a hyperlapse? The accepted definition seems to be a combination of stop-motion and time-lapse photography whereby the footage is made dynamic through the introduction of rotations and pans.

See also:

How to fall in love with Toronto from 50+ storeys high
A love letter to Toronto in 10,000+ images



LJ / December 2, 2012 at 09:50 pm
nice GIAA track
FIRST / December 2, 2012 at 10:23 pm
oops. / December 2, 2012 at 10:54 pm
YOU went "nuts". The rest of us hardly cared.
The Other Neil / December 2, 2012 at 11:11 pm
I'm friends with both Tom and Ryan so my opinion on this is a bit skewed...I think hyperlapse is a cool technique that hasn't been used much in Toronto, but I'm not diggin' the scene selection or processing techniques. That's just me though.
Supreme Court / December 2, 2012 at 11:14 pm
No, that was nice, but it didnt end anything. wait till the big 3 come out with their hyperlapse.
zzzzz / December 2, 2012 at 11:24 pm
more like hyperCONDO
zzzzz / December 2, 2012 at 11:25 pm
i did tear up a bit though, now please stop with these feel good tourist videos
Jose / December 2, 2012 at 11:49 pm
No Honest Ed's?

No U of T or Ryerson?

No Zanzibar sign? lol

No King East (cathedral?)

No St. Lawrence Market?

No Yonge & Dundas?!
Matt / December 2, 2012 at 11:58 pm
Pretty good, but I think I prefer Toronto Tempo
Evan / December 3, 2012 at 01:19 am
All technique, no content. Boring.
Loulou / December 3, 2012 at 06:23 am
Interesting video, and not to get too preachy but you do know there is no such thing as a healthy tan, right?
Josh / December 3, 2012 at 10:06 am
Not really the best technique actually. Lots of bumps and flicker. Good idea havent really seen a hyperlapse of Toronto yet but poor execution. Also not a huge fan of HDR.
Mark / December 3, 2012 at 10:59 am
Nice live drums. Very 2012.
Ben / December 3, 2012 at 12:19 pm
This is something else! It's very trippy and surreal. Anyone can set up a tripod and sit there and wait but this must have taken a lot of effort to get those movements. Congrats! It'll be hard to top this one:)
mika / December 4, 2012 at 12:30 pm
Beatiful! - this makes me love Toronto again!
Kirill / March 29, 2013 at 01:38 pm
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