Toronto: A Day in the Life Timelapse Movie

The timelapse by Robert Fisher entitled ‘A day in the life of Toronto’ consists of 18 hours of real time compressed to just over 3 minutes.

The movie documents the typical goings on of daily life in Toronto, from the business rush of King & Bay to tourists along the waterfront and at CN Tower to shopping in Chinatown to a human statue street performer to simply waiting for the TTC. The city of Toronto, its people and places are the lead performers:

Toronto:  A Day in the Life from Robert Fisher on Vimeo.

The movie consists of over 6500 still images with three HDR segments – sunrise, sunset and last 5 seconds in Dundas Sq before the end credits. Take a look at Roberts excellent blog for tips and tricks on HDR and photography in general.


Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.


  1. Sorbus - August 3, 2010

    Nice to see HDR timelapse, especially for the sun rise/sets, but the music a touch too cheesy for me… best watch it with the sound off!

  2. Bob Fisher - August 3, 2010

    Sorry you didn’t like the music. Just wanted it to be something fun. 😉

  3. Elspeth - August 7, 2010

    I do like the music! I think it helps makes it what it is.


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