Video: Stunning time-lapse Edinburgh film

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Award-winning Edinburgh film-maker Walid Salhab has released the latest in his series of stunning time-lapse films of Edinburgh.

Kinetic Edinburgh III (Festival City in Motion) captures Edinburgh during the 2014 Fringe Festival.

Kinetic Edinburgh III has been produced by Walid Salhab.

Kinetic Edinburgh III has been produced by Walid Salhab.

Walid spent six solid weeks filming Kinetic Edinburgh III and 10,000 static photographs made it to the final edit of the film.

“I hadn’t planned to make this new film. I was on holiday and became inspired by the creative atmosphere of the Festival. I wanted to offer people a unique view of Edinburgh as a festival city – something they hadn’t seen before.

“The idea behind the film is to not capture the Festival itself, but to capture the atmosphere of the city during the Festival - the streets, buildings and parks. The footage of Arthur’s Seat is very rare and difficult to capture with photography.

“Shooting stop-motion/time-lapse photography involves taking actual photos to create the illusion of movement, rather than using film or video. It’s a painstaking, complicated process with a very low success rate, in that much of the footage is discarded.”