Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video An introduction to iStopMotion for desktop, part of Learning Stop Motion Animation.
…Now that the camera is connected, we are ready to launch the software application.…It's important that all the wires are attached and your camera is powered on.…The computer must see the camera in order for the software to recognize it.…Don't attach the camera after launching the software for best results.…Okay.…I've launched iStopMotion, and I'm going to make a new project.…When you do, you have a few choices to make.…First off, a very logical one, give the file a name and tell it where to store.…From the Preset menu, you'll see several options.…
These days, the use of HD video at either 720 or 1080 is most common.…You could, of course, use any preset you want, or make your…own presets, but I recommend sticking with these as a starting point.…Now, when you choose one of these presets,…you're going to notice at the very bottom, Customized.…This allows you to manually dial in any settings that you need.…Now, as we do this, notice one important…option, both for the HD presets and the customized.…That is that the frame rate is set to 25 frames per second.…
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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 Intermediate
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Intermediate
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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