This timelapse is called Fortified Churches in Transylvania, and was created by Mihai Doarna on Vimeo. It is 00:04:10 long. The last time we checked (on March 31st, 2015), it had around 3,300 plays on Vimeo


This time lapse movie is about the beautiful Fortified Churches built by Saxons during the Middle Ages. There are more than 150 well preserved churches in Transylvania. Seven of them are listed in UNESCO World Heritage.

More than 10,000 raw images were shot using a motorized slider, tripods and hyper lapse technique. Music is “A New World” by CoCAine Music.

The following locations appear in the movie:
– Agnita
– Alma Vii
– Apold
– Bazna
– Biertan
– Boian
– Brasov
– Brateiu
– Bunesti
– Cincu
– Cloasterf
– Copsa Mare
– Homorod
– Iacobeni
– Prejmer
– Rasnov
– Valea Viilor
– Viscri

Gear used:
– Nikon D7000
– Sigma 10-20
– Nikon 16-85
– Konova K5 slider
– DIY RPi controller –
– tripods, ND filters, polarizers

Thanks to my wife Laura for all her support!

Copyright © Mihai Doarna 2014 –

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