1. If you've got four minutes, I'd love to give you a timelapse tour of all of the most visually stunning places California has to offer, filmed over four years, from coastline to mountains to deserts, from cities to agriculture to national parks.

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    California is the most populated state in the United States, and the third largest. It's almost double the size of the United Kingdom and slightly larger than Japan. If it was it's own independent country (as it was briefly for a few weeks in 1846), it would have the 8th largest economy in the world by GDP. It contains the highest summit and the lowest desert in the Contiguous United States (and the second-lowest point in the world), both of which are in the same county. It's most known for movies, technology, wine, and national parks, but also grows more than a third of the vegetables consumed in the US, two-thirds of the fruits and nuts, and an unknown but presumably huge percentage of marijuana. It contains every major climatological biome except tundra. More important than those facts, to me, is that I was born and spent most of my life here.

    The average clip took 1-3 hours to film and another 3-10 hours to edit. Several cuts are from clips more than 24 hours long. I shot 423 clips over four years to make this, but the majority of the 67 clips ultimately used were shot in the last 12 months.

    The music is "Intense Rocks" by Sebastian Watzinger, licensed from Audiosocket.

    If you'd like some background on my process, I did an interview with Fstoppers, where I discuss technical details, cameras used, and workflow: http://bit.ly/1wfrWPo

    Timelapse slider dolly by Dynamic Perception: http://bit.ly/1pci4QI

    Most of the individual clips are available for license via Getty Images. Many of them feature in the Magic Window timelapse screensaver for Mac. Links are now at the top.

    (If you got this far down, thank you! I'd like to add that I'm available for hire. I specialize in still photography and timelapse photography for travel, architecture, and industry.)

    Full list of locations used:
    Alabama Hills
    Big Sur
    Bombay Beach
    Death Valley National Park
    Gilroy
    Inyo National Forest
    Jenner
    Joshua Tree
    Lake Tahoe
    Long Beach
    Los Angeles
    Malibu
    Mono Lake South Tufa Reserve
    Mount Shasta
    Napa
    Onyx
    Owens Lake
    Salinas
    San Diego
    San Francisco
    San Luis Obispo
    Santa Monica
    Sequoia National Forest
    Venice
    Weldon
    Yosemite National Park

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  2. Official music video for BEATSOFREEN ­” Slowly Rising”

    directed by Hideki Inaba 稲葉 秀樹
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    mastered by Matthewdavid
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    more from Beatsofreen
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    "Slowly Rising" is included in album Full Circle by King Deluxe
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    King Deluxe

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    "Slowly Rising" suggested to me the image of the sun.

    A seed was born beneath the sun, the source of all existence.
    The seed absorbed the light. It created more seeds like itself, gradually increasing in number.

    Time passed, but still their numbers slowly continued to rise,
    and before long they were quietly swallowed up by their own shadows.

    After everything that had lived had perished, nothing but an empty world remained.
    There, once again, an environment where the next living things could grow silently began to spread.

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