Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the daytime RAW file, part of Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie from a Window.
…The nighttime shots have finished exporting.…Now it's time to do the daytime shots.…And what I want to do is find a…good exposure for when the sky starts to blow out.…Let's go back to Photoshop and Bridge.…From Photoshop I'll just choose File > Browse in Bridge.…This takes me back into Bridge, and you'll…see the files we previously worked with load up.…And while the images look a lot better for the nighttime…shot, brightening up those images has made the daytime shots even worse.…It looks pretty much like a nuclear blowout here,…and I'd like to back that off a bit.…
Let's select everything, and with a right-click,…I'll choose Open With > Adobe Photoshop.…Those files load into Camera Raw.…And we're presented with the opportunity to make a change.…I'm not going to touch the crop, so let's just scan on down,…towards one of those images a little bit later is the scene.…And we need to back this off.…Let's start with an auto adjustment.…Not bad, but the white balance is definitely off.…So before I can adjust anything else, I want to get that right.…
In this course, Richard Harrington details the steps behind shooting great time-lapses from a window, including how to avoid window reflections and glare. The course also includes gear and file-format advice as well as tips for assembling the shots into a finished movie.
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- Reducing and removing reflections
- Setting up the camera
- Capturing the shot
- Polishing and assembling the shot in Photoshop
- Polishing and assembling the shot in Lightroom
- Fixing problems in post
Skill Level Intermediate
Shooting a Hyperlapse Time-Lapse Videowith Richard Harrington1h 33m Intermediate
Dustin Farrell's Time-Lapse Photography: Start to Finishwith Dustin Farrell18m 44s Appropriate for all
1. The Gear You Need
2. Setting Up the Camera
3. Capturing the Shot
4. Finishing the Shot with Photoshop
5. Developing the Shot with LRTimelapse
6. Fixing Common Problems in Post
Wrapping up1m 4s
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