Catching time

Step 1

watch this short video to see how other artists document and capture time! This should help you begin to consider how our perception alters time.

Step 2

Get inspired! Check out these amazing artists who have captured time on camera in interesting ways!

Step 3

If you want to learn more about time and its representation in art, click the buttons above!

Yellow Snorkel


Here’s what you’ll need to catch time!


some time

Camera or smartphone with camera

Your smartphone’s built in slow-mo and timelapse features

The FREE “video speed” app (Slow Fast Motion Video Maker, available on android and iOS)

Step 4

Watch this short video to get started!

Step 5

Check out these examples of timelapse and slow mo videos!

Step 6

Most smartphones have built-in time lapse and slow motion camera features, use the built in features to record your video or watch this short video on how to use an app to change the speed of your video!

Click here for more info on how to use your phone’s built in features”

Step 7

Share your creation with the world! Tell us a little bit how you captured time and why you chose these things to represent time from your perspective! Use the hashtag #catchingsummermemories to share on social media.


Share in our google photos folder (just click the link below)