A Day in the Life of NYC, in Miniature

The Big Apple looks more like Tiny Town in this award-winning video by Sam O'Hare.

In an interview with the Aero Film blog, O'Hare says it was inspired by Koyaanisqatsi, and he explains his shooting techniques.

Stick around or skip ahead to about the 4-minute mark to see the city at night. And you can check out more of O'Hare's work on his website, pixelpollen.com .

Original Music: composed by Human, co-written by Rosi Golan and Alex Wong

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