Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling the camera, part of Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie from a Window.
…It's time to take control of the camera.…In order to shoot time-lapse, you need to…program the camera, and you want to be able…to do things like set the timer, as…well as the interval, and maybe the exposure settings.…Now, for many of you, you could do this right…in the camera itself, or, you might need a dedicated device.…One of those devices is often called a remote…shutter release, or an intervalometer, and these are very…cheap to get, they just run of an internal…battery, or, maybe double A or triple A batteries.…
Really simple to use.…And you just take the plug and plug it right into the side of…the camera, and its going to give you the ability to then set an interval.…Hit start, and then just lock that down.…And it's going to keep going through.…And you hear it beeping.…And it would trigger the shot.…Really simple.…I often travel with these.…Make sure you bring extra batteries so they don't go dead on you.…But here's the good news.…More and more cameras, are coming, with interval timers built right in.…
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
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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