This is my first time lapse project, which took me 6 months to shoot all around the City of Chicago (from January to June 2013).

This is a tribute to the time I spent as an exchange student (from Milan) in Chicago, "My home away from home", which were probably the best months of my life. I spent every day walking around the city, looking for the most beautiful places, and trying to sneak up to the top of as many skyscrapers as I could. I did everything I could to try and get the best shot, which was always an adventure!

I tried to capture, in about 4 minutes, the magnificent architecture of this city, its amazing urban spaces, the power of its public transport network, and the vibrancy of all its people. Ultimately, I am trying to convey to those who will watch this video, just some of the experiences and emotions that I had during the best months of my life.

400 GB of images shot by a humble Nikon d3100 and a simple 18-55 lens, with a Manfrotto MKC3-H01 tripod.

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// Acknowledgements:
“Foto Ottica Cavour”, Milan :
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// Music: Ludovico Einaudi - Fly (Vin's Teknils Remix)

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