Frans Hofmeester, a filmmaker and artist from Utrecht, the Netherlands, just gave his daughter Lotte an amazing birthday present. The loving father has been filming her every week since the day she was born until she turned 18, and has put it all together into one heartwarming video.

All the videos were shot in the same style, without using any filters or extra makeup. Frans wanted to portray a sense of reality and document one of the most mysterious processes of human existence – growing up and aging. Watch the video below to observe Hofmeester’s daughter Lotte growing up and becoming a young adult in less than 6 minutes!

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