Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Weather gear, part of Creating Time-Lapse Video.
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Rich: Today, it's a beautiful day. I'd like a little more clouds, but …they'll come in throughout the day. But, sometimes with clouds, there's rain, …or it could be really cold. So you need to think about taking care of …your gear. I always recommend that you bring some …basic weather gear out. We have some plastic sheets that we can …wrap the gear up in if it starts to rain really quick. …I could throw things over, cut a hole in to shoot through, maybe you bring an umbrella. …If you're going to be leaving the camera for a long period of time you might …actually have to put it in a weather box. Just give some thought to how you're …going to keep the gear safe and dry. Now a lot of professional cameras tend to …be ruggedized and they can take a little bit of rain.…
But you don't want to leave the camera out there shooting forever. …So just make sure that you take care of your gear. …Keep it dry, and if it's not supposed to get wet, keep it really dry. …Use an umbrella or some protective cover, and make sure that you don't expose it to …
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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