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A father takes recording childhood growth spurts to the next level by creating a timelapse film of his daughter Lotte, capturing her transformation from newborn baby to teenager.
The captivating video shows the gradual transformation of Dutch filmmaker Frans Hofmeester’s daughter Lotte, who was born on October 28 1999, the filmmaker and photographer has also made similar films of his son Vince.
Mr Hofmeester, filmed his children every week for about 15 seconds to make the films, which in total he says have received over 15 million views on YouTube and Vimeo, this particular video has also been shown at the Spanish National Reina Sofia museum in Madrid.
The filmmaker explained the motivation behind the videos and the techniques he had to employ to engage his – some times reluctant – subjects.
“I filmed Lotte every week from the moment she was born. She was changing at such a rapid pace, that I felt the need to document the way she looked, to keep my memories intact. – The Telegraph

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