A beautiful sea of clouds at Chichibu, Japan.

This video has been remixed from Chichi Live Camera photos by Python + OpenCV + Visual Studio Code on mac.

import os
import time
import datetime
import urllib.error
import urllib.request
import cv2

def download_file(url, dst_path):
        with urllib.request.urlopen(url) as web_file:
            data = web_file.read()
            with open(dst_path, mode='wb') as local_file:
    except urllib.error.URLError as e:

fourcc = cv2.VideoWriter_fourcc(* 'h264')
fps = 10
out = cv2.VideoWriter('out.mp4', fourcc, fps, (H,V))

startTime = datetime.datetime(yyyy, mm, dd, HH, MM, SS)
x = duration
for interval in range(x):
    t = startTime + datetime.timedelta(minutes=interval)
    print(datetime.datetime.strftime(t, "/%Y%m%d/%H%M%S.jpg"))
    tstr = datetime.datetime.strftime(t, "/%Y%m%d/%H%M%S.jpg")
    url = 'https://*********' + tstr
    dst_path = datetime.datetime.strftime(t, "images/%Y%m%d%H%M%S.jpg")
    if os.path.exists(dst_path):
        download_file(url, dst_path)
        time.sleep(10)  # Don't rush to 

    img = cv2.imread(dst_path, cv2.IMREAD_COLOR)
    # 画像の大きさを取得
    # height, width, channels = img.shape[:3]
    # print("width: " + str(width))
    # print("height: " + str(height))


Chichibu Live Camera

You can find out beautiful photos of Chichibu Live camera from here.


Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Chichibu is also famous for the animation Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day. It was on air in 2011, but still may anime fans are visiting Chichibu, the place of anime scenes.