Dad Documents Daughter's Growth From Baby to Teen in Just 4 Minutes (VIDEO)

baby lotte transformation time lapse videoBy their very nature, time lapse videos tend to be mesmerizing. But one recently created by Dutchman Frans Hofmeester is capturing the imaginations of people around the globe. The proud pops made his using short video clips of his daughter Lotte that were taken once a week over the course of her life until she turned 14 last October.

In turn, he created a video that traces the transformation of Lottee from infant to beautiful young woman. And it's pretty incredible to watch her grow up right before your eyes -- in four minutes!

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Wow ... And you thought your child was growing up way too fast! But no, seriously, what Hofmeester's created is truly inspired. Explaining the ongoing project, he says:

She was changing at such a rapid pace, that I felt the need to document the way she looked, to keep my memories intact. Other people might make a photo book, but I decided to film.

As the Mirror notes, what the filmmaker created is sure to inspire other parents to pick up their cameras and try this. But we're not all cinematographers or editors. Hofmeester decided to do what worked best for him. And his video just goes to show how amazing the results can be from documenting your child's growth over the years, in whatever way resonates most with you. Whether it's a way to keep memories in tact or just "ooh" and "ahh" over your child's transformation from infant to toddler to kid to tween to full-blown young woman or man, looking back certainly can be beautiful.

What do you think about this video? How do you document your child's growth?

 

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