When we hear “Vegas” we think of many things, but the word pretty isn’t usually one of them. Philip Bloom’s time-lapse video of the City of Sin — which was shot entirely from his hotel balcony — gives us an entirely fresh viewpoint. Thanks to his use of tonemapped images (which Bloom explains in this behind the scenes video), the over-the-top architecture of The Strip gets a bit of a face-lift; while the cityscape still looks surreal, buildings that were once a bit gauche are transformed into something more understated. Even the Miracle Mile Shops look good. Click through to check it out.
[via The Daily What]