Creating a great time lapse will rely on the quality of your photographs. This means you should be shooting in raw and nailing your exposure. Make sure you have some big hard drives and some serious power if you want to make some epic videos. Some of the most incredible time-lapse videos to see are day-to-night or night-to-day videos.
They are impressive because they are difficult to capture. Multiple obstacles must be overcome to create a smooth transition from daylight to nighttime.