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Nanfang TV: Incredible time-lapse video of Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai

Posted: 11/16/2012 9:06 am

We *really do* live in the most awesome part of China, and this video showcases the PRD (and, well, Shanghai) in all its glory.

Random Wire (via Beijing Cream) has brought our attention to this stunning time lapse video of three of China’s most dynamic and fast-paced cities.  All three boast huge migrant and foreign populations and continue to grow and evolve at a breakneck pace.  The video is shot on a Canon 5D MII.

Random Wire is a photographer based in Hong Kong, but previously lived in Mainland China (you can check out his highly-recommended photo blog here).  He had this to say about the video:

Living inside one of China’s behemoth cities is a humbling experience, such is the enormity of their size and the human endeavours taking place there. The timelapse video above by zweizwei brings back fond memories of my time spent in mainland China and captures everyday life in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Shanghai extremely well – sunshine and smog included. Despite the endless sea of people streaming in from all over the country for the opportunities they provide, these cities can be strangely impersonal and isolating…



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