Sparks fly off the Mulholland Bridge during a time-lapse video by photographer Matt Givot.
Photographer Matt Givot knows a thing or two about time-lapse photography.
For his next project, Carmageddon seemed like the perfect fit.
"I was up all night," Givot said in an e-mail to NBC LA. "The process is time consuming because I cannot leave my equipment alone. However, this is a passion and a love of mine. I thoroughly enjoy the wait."
The film -- composed of 3,600 images -- spans Friday evening to Saturday morning, or as Givot put it, "I shot until I ran out of battery and memory."
It was the stories behind the freeway, Givot said, that really took him by surprise.
"It was as if everyone that I ran into had something to tell me about it. I realized that this was something very rich in history for the people of Los Angeles," Givot said.
"One local resident in his late 50s shared with me that it was a place where he raced every weekend as a teenager," said Givot. "He had a huge smile on his face almost like parents do when speaking of their children."
The video is available on Givot's Vimeo page.