Category Archives: Cities

Top Walks: ‘Cour Damoye’ & 11th Arrondissement In East Paris, France (Video)

The 11th arrondissement is a hip, diverse district that draws partygoers to lively bars around Rue Oberkampf and its surrounding streets. It’s also home to the Opéra Bastille, the city’s main opera house. Foodies and fashionistas flock to the boutiques and vogue restaurants around Rue de Charonne, part of the evolving shopping and dining scene in the cosmopolitan area between the République and Nation squares. 

The cobblestone paved Cour Damoye is unlike any street you’ll find in Paris. Closed off to cars, the street is home to coffee brewers, independent designers, small business offices, and even art galleries. You’ll be totally charmed by this lovely passageway in the 11th.

Aerial Views: ‘Columbus – Ohio’ (4K HD Video)

Columbus is Ohio’s state capital. The city’s Scioto Mile is a string of parks on both sides of the Scioto River, with a huge interactive fountain and trails. On the west bank, the COSI science center offers hands-on exhibits and a planetarium. Downtown, the Columbus Museum of Art includes American and European paintings and a sculpture garden. The German Village area has restored brick houses built by 1800s settlers. 

Skyline Views: Frankfurt, Germany In Hyperlapse

Frankfurt, a central German city on the river Main, is a major financial hub that’s home to the European Central Bank. It’s the birthplace of famed writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whose former home is now the Goethe House Museum. Like much of the city, it was damaged during World War II and later rebuilt. The reconstructed Altstadt (Old Town) is the site of Römerberg, a square that hosts an annual Christmas market.

SKYLINE VIEWS is a fast motion short film by German filmmakers Fenchel & Janisch. The hyper lapse and time lapse footage was shot in summer 2020 in Frankfurt using mirrorless cameras. The static scenes were locked-off tripod shots and the motion shots were photographed hand-held. The high resolution photo sequences were edited using Adobe CameraRaw and After Effects CC.

Walking Tours: ‘Hamburg – Germany’ (4K UHD Video)

Hamburg, a major port city in northern Germany, is connected to the North Sea by the Elbe River. It’s crossed by hundreds of canals, and also contains large areas of parkland. Near its core, Inner Alster lake is dotted with boats and surrounded by cafes. The city’s central Jungfernstieg boulevard connects the Neustadt (new town) with the Altstadt (old town), home to landmarks like 18th-century St. Michael’s Church. 

Aerial Travel: ‘Odessa – Ukraine’ (4K Video)

Odessa is a port city on the Black Sea in southern Ukraine. It’s known for its beaches and 19th-century architecture, including the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater. The monumental Potemkin Stairs, immortalized in “The Battleship Potemkin,” lead down to the waterfront with its Vorontsov Lighthouse. Running parallel to the water, the grand Primorsky Boulevard is a popular promenade lined with mansions and monuments. 

Travel Tour: ‘Edinburgh – Old Town’ In Scotland

Our second video of 2021 continues to feature Edinburgh’s Old Town, by far the most popular part of Edinburgh!

Part 1 of Old Town, featuring the Royal Mile below:

We filmed this video in December 2020 before Scotland’s current lockdown was implemented. Due to the current restrictions, let this video serve as inspiration for future travel planning. Stay safe and stay well!

Walks: ‘Parc Montsouris’ In South Paris (4K Video)

Filmed in January 2021 with Iphone 12 Pro.

The Parc Montsouris covers 15 hectares and is built on top of a labyrinth of former gypsum quarries from the Montrouge mines.

These quarries were made into catacombs at the end of the 18th century and filled with 5-6 million bones from discontinued cemeteries of Paris.

The name of the park is derived from the old name of the area “Moquesouris” translated as “mock mouse”. It was a place of mills which generally attract mice. Later, these mills were abandoned.

The area is also the place of the 13th century legend of the giant Isoire being slain by Guillaume d’Aquitaines.

Walks: ‘Thames Town’ In Shanghai, China (4K Video)

Thames Town is a new town in Songjiang District, about 30 kilometres from central Shanghai. It is named after the River Thames in London, United Kingdom. The architecture is themed according to classic British market town styles. There are cobbled streets, Victorian terraces, corner shops and red telephone boxes.

Filmed on January 2nd, 2020.

Video timeline: 00:00​ Preview 00:24​ Starting Point 00:32​ Songjiang District / 松江区 00:38​ Thames Town / 泰晤士小镇

Aerial Travel: ‘Atlanta – Georgia’ (4K Video)

Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium. 

Walks: ‘Montmartre – Paris In Snow’ (4K Video)

Montmartre is a large hill in Paris’s 18th arrondissement. It is 130 m high and gives its name to the surrounding district, part of the Right Bank in the northern section of the city.

Video timeline: ◄ 00:00​ Metro Lamarck Caulaincourt 02:20​ Place Constantin Pecqueur 04:47​ Rue de l’Abreuvoir 07:24​ Montmartre Vineyard 08:20​ Rue Saint Vincent 10:31​ Rue du Mont Cenis 14:05​ Rue Caustine 22:44​ Goutte d’Or 27:40​ Boulevard Barbès