Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Stabilizing your tablet or smartphone, part of Getting Started with Stop Motion Animation.
…As you get ready to start shooting stop…motion animation, you're going to notice something about your abilities.…It's really hard to hold a camera absolutely still.…You'll get it up there, but over time there's…going to be slight vibration, and unless you're the type…of person who sleeps ten hours a night,and never…touches a drop of caffeine, this is absolutely unavoidable.…For professionals shooting video and photography, they often…use devices called tripods to stabilize their cameras.…And for those of you that work as photographers or video professionals,…you know that a tripod is absolutely an essential piece of gear.…
Well, even when shooting on a tablet or…a smartphone, you could use a tripod-like device.…Now, there are several things for several budgets.…First up, the folks at iStopMotion, make a…really simple piece that you can put together.…This is just a little origami cutout.…You take it, a pair of scissors, cut it…out, fold it together, and with a little bit…of tape, and a little bit of folding, you've…
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- What is stop motion and how does it work?
- Stop motion vs. time lapse
- Shooting stop motion with a tablet or smartphone
- Lighting your environment
- Directing the animation
- Working with filters and color
- Shooting in reverse
Skill Level Appropriate for all
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
1. Understanding Stop Motion
2. Choosing the Gear
3. Building a Scene
4. Shooting Stop Motion on iOS
5. Shooting Stop Motion on a Computer
6. Assembling the Stop Motion on the Desktop
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