Philip Bloom’s 24 Hours of Neon

As I was surfing the internet, as I do on an almost daily basis, I came across this cool time lapse video of Las Vegas, shot by film maker Philip Bloom. Given the fact that I live in Las Vegas, it was nice to see the city through someone else’s eyes.

It appears as most of the video was shot at The Signature at MGM Grand.

The video was uploaded to Philip Bloom’s Vimeo Channel about 3 years ago. Make sure to scroll down to see and learn about the video, as well as to learn about Philip Bloom.

24 Hours of Neon by Philip Bloom
24 Hours of Neon by Philip Bloom

Via the video page:
“My first attempt at HDR tone mapping timelapse. We start off with normal timelapse and then go into the 3 and 7 bracket tone mapped HDR timelapses.

I wanted to create a sense of colour and insanity that Las Vegas gives you. All from one view point. My balcony. With that restriction can you do it? Well I did it before in my two previous timelapses…

This was harder in a way as there was no single focal point like in the Sydney Harbour piece or the Space Needle piece. I made a virtue of the HDR tone mapping with the change of pace in the music and also my use of bookends which I love.”

About Philip Bloom
Philip Bloom is a world-renowned filmmaker who, for the past 7 years of his 24-year career has specialised in creating incredible film-like images with low budget video. His most iconic work is created with Canon DSLRs. As one of the biggest evangelists for their use in productions his website became the place to go to for budding filmmakers as well as experienced ones keen to embrace the new technology. His site now regularly has over 1,000,000 visitors a month.

Currently Philip is working on various documentary and fiction projects and much more besides. He is constantly stretching his creative abilities whilst still taking time to keep his website relevant and touring the world teaching young and old filmmakers better techniques. Not just through technology but through better storytelling skills. His workshops have been an enormous success around the world and he will continue to run them for as long as possible as learning never stops! – Philip Bloom’s Bio Page

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