This Hyperlapse Through Saigon Was Shot Handheld with the DJI Osmo

Time-lapse photographer Rufus Blackwell spent the last 2 months taking the DJI Osmo handheld stabilized camera around Saigon, Vietnam. The 3-minute video above is what resulted.


“Because the camera is so steady, you can create hyperlapse sequences from shooting video, a completely new way of creating a moving timelapse,” Blackwell tells PetaPixel. “This allows you so much latitude in post, you can warp time. This was a highly experimental shoot, I was amazed by the results.”


Blackwell previously won the 2014 Travel Photographer of the Year contest in the video category with a piece about the Kumbh Mela Festival in India and the 100 million people that attend.

You can find more of Blackwell’s work on his website. The DJI Osmo 4K camera currently costs $565.