Sick of Winter? The City Will Be Beautiful Again: Max Wilson Chicago Timelapse Featured on ABC 7 Chicago

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Chicago Timelapse Project – Windy City Nights from Max Wilson on Vimeo.

Chicago Timelapse Project – Windy City Nights by Max Wilson.

Enjoy this compilation of over 200,000 exposures of raw digital files — combined to form a movie of beautiful sights in the city. The video was created about four months ago, but was featured on ABC 7 Chicago this morning. The video has also been featured before on ABC 7 Chicago, Windy City Live, NBC 5 Chicago, CBS 2 Chicago, and WGN. Don’t forget to expand the video to full screen, and don’t forget to share the beauty.


“There is something about the lights at night and the passage of time that is really captivating and what better place to capture this than the City of Chicago. Chicago is a really unique city, it has great architecture, the Chicago River and is surrounded by Lake Michigan. There is so much happening all the time and the lights at night here are truly amazing.”

— Max Wilson

Max Wilson used three Canon Cameras — one 5D Mark III, one 5D Mark II and one 1DX. He also used a variety of Canon lenses, including the 24mm f/1.4, 24-105mm f/4, 14mm, f/2.8 and 70-200mm f/2.8. He used motion controlled equipment from DitoGear including the OmniSlider, both of 1 and 2 meter versions as well as the OmniHead. He also used the eMotimo TB3, which he reported can be purchased here:

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