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How Time-Lapse Masterpiece ‘Baraka’ Inspired Instagram’s Hyperlapse

Wired gets the story behind the development of Hyperlapse, Instagram’s free time-lapse app which was launched this week.

The initial idea was planted in Instagram’s Thomas Dimson’s head by watching Ron Fricke’s seminal time-lapse feature film, Baraka. “It was my senior year, and my friend who was an architect said, ‘You have to see it, it will blow you away…Ever since, it’s always been the back of my mind,” Dimson says.

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