Skate wheel


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Skate wheel

Another way to invoke motion in your time lapse is to actually move the camera. There are a lot of skate-type systems out there that are often used for video-style shots, but you can use them for time lapse as well. In this case, we've just mounted a photography head here, making it easy to adjust the camera's position. And then it's on a solid platform with real skate wheels. These wheels make it easy to push the camera along. One of the things I like to look for in one of these type of dollies, is the ability to actually adjust these at an angle.

This makes it easy for you to create an angled shot, such as like this, to create an arcing movement. Or, position both things there to create more of a slide at a diagonal. This opens up a whole wealth of possibilities as you angle the different wheels on the shots to create arcs or circles, as well as straight movements. All in all, this system suffers from the same problems that some of our other manual systems do, which is that you're go...

Skate wheel
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Skate wheel provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington and Keith Kiska as part of the Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie with the Camera in Motion

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