Philadelphia like you’ve never seen it before

 (Image from 'Wonderland' video by Bruce W. Berry Jr.

(Image from 'Wonderland' video by Bruce W. Berry Jr.

Photographers help us see things in a new way. This may be one of the better examples of that. Photographer Bruce W. Berry Jr. shot this time-lapse video of Philadelphia with infared colors. The result is stunning. 

Berry says he was inspired to do this video after watching a Star Trek movie.

This time-lapse was inspired by the “Empty America Series” by Ross Ching and the Nibiran jungle scene in Star Trek Into Darkness. When I first saw the scene in Star Trek, it made me wonder how color infrared would look if we could see it with our own eyes, unaided by IR filters. After seeing the movie and watching Ross’s series I thought about how a totally empty city (such as Philadelphia) would look in Kodak EIR style infrared.

 

You can see more infared photos by Berry on his website

 

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