04/12/2012 09:11 am ET Updated Apr 12, 2012

Miami Timelapse Photography: 8 Gorgeous Videos Of The Magic City

Maybe we get used to it. Maybe we take it for granted. Maybe, on any given day, we might be sweating profusely on a sidewalk covered in trash, ready to take our life in our hands against traffic at a badly marked intersection, or stuck on the Dolphin Expressway.

Whatever the reason, sometimes we forget to just stop and look at how beautiful Miami really is. And that's where timelapse photography comes in handy: composed of thousands of individual frames stitched together in playback, even normally subtle beauty -- shadows against a building, the changing color of the bay -- is exponentially more gorgeous. Use this technique in an already breathtaking city, and the results are downright stunning.

From moving skylines in kaleidoscope to amazing cloudscapes to sunset, these are some of the most gorgeous clips of Miami in timelapse. Watch the 305 speed by, and fall in love all over again:



Miami Timelapses