Central Grad Creates Timelapse Tour Through Louisville


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About the Article

Local videographer Eric Stemen, a 2001 Central Hardin High School graduate, was recently featured in The News-Enterprise for his captivating timelapse video, “Louisville In Motion: A Timelapse Tour of Louisville, Kentucky.” The project showcases Louisville’s skyline transitioning from night to day, culminating with the Cathedral of the Assumption Church against a backdrop of clouds and blue sky. In a conversation with Jeff D’Alessio from the newspaper, Stemen shared insights into his creative process, inspired by techniques detailed in his dpreview article.

How the article came about

This feature in the local newspaper was initiated by Stemen’s mother, who, recognizing the appeal of her son’s work, reached out to The News-Enterprise with a tip. Her support helped bring attention to Stemen’s video, which he started in February 2012 and completed in June, dedicating over 357 hours to it. After an injury in his previous career as a mechanic, Stemen pursued television production, graduating from Western Kentucky University in 2009. His passion for videography is evident in his timelapse project, capturing the essence of Kentucky’s largest city.

The article celebrates Stemen’s journey from a mechanic to a skilled videographer and his ability to encapsulate the dynamic beauty of Louisville in his timelapse work. The feature underscores the local talent and the supportive community that fosters creative expression.

Nothing stays online forever.  Here’s a screen recording of the article.

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