Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Camera moves, part of Creating Time-Lapse Video.
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Rich: When I shot the time lapse sequence, the frames were oversized. …Now, on the Export, from Camera Raw to the TIFF file, I did a down convert to …make it smaller. I could've left this at full size, had …lots of extra pixels. Still though, I had more than twice the …number of pixels I need. If you look at the image sequence here, …I'll just press S for scale. And what I can do is turn on the Keyframe. …I'll press Shift+A to add the anchor point and turn that on too.…
Adjusting the Scale Property you see that I can essentially zoom out, to see a …wider view. This makes it easy for me to reframe the shot. …And then, by six seconds, I want to push back in to 100% magnification. …But, I'm going to pan over a little bit, to these rocky cracks, and tilt down. …There we go, that looks pretty good. Let's do a quick ram preview at half …quality to see the effect. What I have there is a zoom, or a move, …on the shot. And it was creating entirely in post.…
This doesn't create the same cool parralax effects that a true slider will. …
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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