Koln to Dusseldorf at 2,000 Miles an Hour


I finally finished a couple of time-lapse videos from our recent trip to Europe! I think they’re pretty cool. Of course, I was there, so they may not have the same impact on you, but I hope you’ll check them out anyway.

To create these, I zip-tied the camera on a monopod to the railing on the ship and set the camera’s built-in intervalometer to shoot 999 frames – one every three seconds. The videos compress 45 minutes into 40 seconds.

The first video was shot when we left Koln. The ship turns downstream at the beginning, and whizzes past the city and the Koln Cathedral on the left.

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The second video was shot as we approached Dusseldorf. At the end of the video, the ship spins around and docks.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Wen says:

    Dude, that is awesome!!!!! Almost like being there……without the beer and ice cream….:-)


  2. Eric Cheng says:

    Built-in intervalometer! that is awesome.

    I have to carry one in my camera bag. 🙂 downloading now — i’m sure the results are fantastic.

  3. fresnodudette says:

    I’m too envious of your travels. I haven’t been outside the Central Valley for 5 years. Maybe I should shorten that to the Basic Fresno area. But then I am putting kids through private schools, so the option was mine. Your pics are lovely as always, and so nice that you could find places to document your travels photgraphically so we could all share this with you along the way. Kel, you are so photogenic just as you were as a chile, and jim, your talents are so intuned with that of a camera, are you sure you weren’t born as one?:) regardless folks, the pics are lovely, and noting your trip as you traveled is even more so. Thanks

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