Shooting time lapse as movie files


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Shooting time lapse as movie files

Rich: Depending on your camera, you may shoot a movie directly on the device. Time-lapse apps for smart phones tend to shoot movie files as the end result. If you're shooting on DSLR, some DSLRs offer it as an in-camera feature, as do other point and shoot cameras. The good news is, is that you instantly have a file that's ready to post and share. The bad news is, is, you don't have as much flexibility when it comes to adjusting the movie. If you've got a lockdown time-lapse movie, it's really tough to deal with exposure issues.

Essentially, you're just making a video file. And if the exposure was clipped, you don't get any of the benefits of RAW. Now, it's about the same quality as JPEG. With the added exception that you lose one important thing. When you shoot, directly to a movie file, you don't get the ability to shoot at higher resolutions, so you end up with a video file that's 1080p or 720. That file might not be future proofe...

Shooting time lapse as movie files
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Shooting time lapse as movie files provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Creating Time-Lapse Video

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