Randy Halverson and Kim Pimmel have some nice time-lapse videos from the “real” world. Halverson posted his work on his website DakotaLapse, which was picked up by Wired Science and others. Kim Pimmel, from the Adobe Experience Design team, works on another level with soap bubbles and “light brushes.”
Pimmel’s latest, Compressed 2 (via Jer Thorp) features unlikely stars: “Black ferrofluid and dye race through bubble structures, drawn through by the invisible forces of capillary action and magnetism.”
There’s more on time-lapse from Tom Guilmette on Kessler Timefest 2011, Vimeo Video School’s sections on time-lapse and with DSLR, and posts on time in After Effect on AE Portal archive like Time-stretching and time-remapping and Time-lapse and dynamic pans.
Here’s the time-lapses and Tom Guilmette: