Dark, gritty, and mysterious. You haven’t seen SF like this, we promise.

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Most timelapse videos of San Francisco focus on a light-drenched city by the bay — sunrise shots at the Golden Gate and sunset shots at the Bay Bridge, you know the deal. Yes, they are pretty, but there are just so many of them that after a while you get a little jaded.

This timelapse, however, is different. Way different.

Directed, filmed, and edited by Toby Harriman, Gotham City SF evolved out of his love for both black and white photography (his self-proclaimed “Gotham” look) and his passion for timelapse. As one of his biggest personal projects, Harriman has collected the footage for years.

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The music was composed by James Everingham, then only 14 years old, and everything was shot on a Canon 6D and 5DMK III with a variety of Canon L series lenses.

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Definitely gives the city an edgier feel, don’t you think?

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