Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic exposure with Adobe Camera Raw, part of Creating Time-Lapse Video.
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Rich: One of the first issues I like to tackle, is the general exposure. …Remember, the order of operations is fixed exposure first, and color second. …That's because as you adjust exposure, things like the saturation in the image …will be affected. I generally find, it's a lot easier to do …things, in the right order. So, let's tackle the first problem. …Okay, I have about three seconds of shots here and I just streamed my things down. …And you notice, as we cycle through, there are some big shifts in exposure. …Not because the settings of the camera changed.…
Notice that I'm still in a Manual Exposure mode its just that the sun …actually moved behind a cloud. So that would cause a bit of a change in …the Exposure or at least the apparent exposure. …Let's select all the images and choose Open in Camera Raw. …I'll go to one of the middle frames, that's representative, that looks pretty …close to the others. And we'll start there, that looks good. …Let's begin by taking the easy path and clicking Auto. …
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- What is time-lapse photography?
- Why shoot with a still camera?
- Choosing a frame size and frame rate
- Using an internal or external intervalometer
- Selecting a memory card
- Tracking the sun's position
- Deciding how long to shoot
- Using a slider
- Shooting time lapse on a smartphone or tablet
- Removing noise and spots with Adobe Camera Raw
- Importing the image sequence
- Refining the duration and frame rate
- Blending frames
- Creating variable speed effects
- Exporting your sequence