Moving Art
By Louie Schwartzberg /

For 30 years, Louie Schwartzberg has revealed the mysteries of the natural world through time-lapse and macro cinematography. He's been a committed activist among eco-warriors and artists alike, bringing awareness to environmental issues through his art.

Now, Louie shares the 3 original collections that uniquely capture our relationship and responsibility to our most precious and enduring gift: planet earth.

Click on each image to view the timelapse video that brings these stunning images to life. 

See the full collection here.


  • shafts of light stream thru canyon
  • Cortes Island Waterscape Timelapse
  • Aerial thru canyon, Hawaii
  • TL, clouds moving over snowy mountain peak and field of grass
  • TL, clouds moving across blue sky, desert rock formation in foreground
  • TL clouds, over the Himalayas
  • Desert flower field
  • Long, wide shot from mountain overlooking slow motion waves hitting the shore at sunset
  • Wide shot,  pan right left as waves crash into rocky shore
  • TL, clouds moving over snowy mountain peak
  • Pan left to right, temple
  • Taro plant field
  • poppy field
  • Aerial Napa Valley
  • Aerial Chicago skyline
  • Aerial view of ocean shoreline, beach houses
  • Aerial view of coastal mountains, ocean gulf below
  • TL clouds, shadows, and stars over Monument Valley
  • Clouds, stars and shadows move over the Rainbow Bridge
  • Star field and shooting stars over Joshua Trees at night





  • Water drop forms with daisy imageWater drop forms with daisy image
  • TL crystals form
  • TL crystals form
  • Extreme close up water, abstract of water that look like bubbles, rack focus
  • Water drops fall
  • Bl092 164
  • TL ECU dew forms on leaf, blue day flower in background
  • ant drinks water drop
  • TL crystals form
  • Water drop
  • TL medium shot mouse decomposes with green bottle fly maggots
  • Bab Agnaou, city gate
  • Aerial view of muddy river deltas, shrubbery
  • Extreme close up water, abstract of water that look like bubbles, rack focus
  • Wave swells and crashes in slow motion against rock
  • Ocean ripples with amber colored reflection, rack focus
  • Close-up of glistening water surface, slow motion waves
  • Multi-colored blinking lights
  • Waves ripple
  • TL crystals form



    Clean Energy

  • Four turbines move in unison, cows in foreground
  • Pan left to right, close-up of empty glass bottles gathered to be recycled
  • Flower bulbs at outdoor market
  • BL096
  • Pan left to right, close-up of tall crops
  • Subway train leaves the station
  • Subway train pulls into station and passengers exit
  • BL096
  • Subway train leaves station
  • POV thru tunnel
  • Train pulls up to station
  • Tram line moves through city street
  • BL096
  • Woman at grinder
  • Female vendor weighing veggies
  • Fruits at an outdoor market
  • Woman puts produce in a bag at a farmers market
  • Patrons walk past pineapple and other produce a farmers market
  • Young boy works at a nut, fruit, date stand at the market place
  • Flower bulbs at outdoor market
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