The videographic timeline
Such timelines can be built from the same video files a scanner image is built from. All you have to do is to reassemble the columns in a different order, and you're done.
The background images in this site's page headers are parts of such photographic timelines. I experimented with different reassembly orders, and found the ghostly, desert like images produced by people walking past a beige wall very fascinating. This page's heading is part of the timeline below, an image that is 3030x720 pixels in original:
This page is called "The videographic timeline". Why?
A video file, captured with 1280 parallel, virtual slit cameras, can be used to build a timeline movie, just as easily as a scanner movie. Those slit cameras are pointing in slightly different directions, and all the timelines from the video file will look different. Put after each other in time, they form a video file themselves.
Below is a video, scaled down from the original 3030x720 pixel size to fit regular screens, of the timelines created from the same video the scanner movie was built from:
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