Beautiful Time-Lapse Video Shows 14 Years of 1 Girl's Life, in 4 Short Minutes
byKaitlin StanfordApr 16, 2014
Most parents try to capture their kid's great moments as best they can, but Dutch photographer Frans Hofmeester puts us all to shame.
The proud dad has been filming his two kids every week each year for more than a decade and just released a video of his daughter, Lotte, on her 14th birthday. The resulting four-minute clip titled Portrait of Lotte shows Lotte growing from a tiny, smiling baby into a beautiful young teen, bubbling with personality. It reminds us all over again just how quickly the years go by—and just how quickly our kids are changing in the meantime.
"I filmed Lotte every week from the moment she was born," Hofmeester writes on his Web site. "She was changing at such a rapid pace, that I felt the need to document the way she looked, to keep my memories intact. Other people might make a photo book, but I decided to film."
Want more? Hofmeester also released a video of his son, Vince: