On the art of the timelapse, this is what R00ftopper has to say:

Over and above all the technical challenges — motion control gear, constantly changing light, aperture flicker — shooting a timelapse forces you to look inside: after setting up your shot, there’s often not much you can do for hours, but sit up there and ponder while the camera does it’s thing. The relationship between the cold glass, steel and concrete below coupled with the often majestic clouds, sky and sun/moon never ceases to be a source of wonder. And so the purpose of what you’re doing becomes a frequent question in your mind. 

As he takes us on a timelapse adventure around Toronto.

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Does Toronto ever look better than when it’s presented in timelapse sequences? Maybe I need to get out more, sure — but tributes like the one below tend to draw into question the idea that this city is anything less than beautiful. The latest in a series of high quality timepases comes courtesy of Ryan Emond, whose previous video Day to Night got some well deserved attention earlier this year. It features some stunning neighbourhood and rooftop sequences, reminds us that the SkyDome (yup, SkyDome) is still pretty cool, and just looks slick overall.

Wow! Timelapse love for T.O. by Ryan Emond.