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Video: (Empty America) What San Francisco Would Look Like Without Humans

Yasha Wallin

In this beautiful time lapse video of San Francisco created using Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere, Thrash Lab deleted every human and moving car from all the sequences. This short, the first of a series called Empty America, shows every landmark from the Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman’s Wharf to Lombard Street to Ghirardelli Square to the Bay Bridge, ‘wiped empty of tourists and traffic.

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  • @edubuys

    San Francisco is beautiful, with people or not @edubuys

  • Karen Hart

    the making of video reveals a lot!