Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the nighttime RAW file, part of Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie from a Window.
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…We're back from the field and we're going to process our time lapse shots.…Now, in today's lesson we're going to take a look at really two different techniques.…We're going to use Photoshop and we're going to use Lightroom.…And both of them offer compelling workflows that are fairly different.…To start, we're going to develop the files…using Adobe Photoshop for this first example.…Let's choose file.…Browse in Bridge to visually see our content.…I've loaded up the raw images from our first angle.…We did shoot two cameras while we were in the field.…This particular one is shooting off into the Vegas skyline.…
Now if I open up that dark image, it's…kind of hard to make out some of the details.…You'll note that yes we can see the hotel back here, and…a little bit right here, but everything else is pretty much lost.…And what I want to do is balance that out.…Now remember, the reason why I shot this underexposed to begin with, is that…I wanted to not make a change to the camera as it was shooting.…So, as it got brighter and brighter, I was under exposed, so when the morning…
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