Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video The test exposure, part of Time-Lapse Video: Shooting From a Window.
…What you're ready to do now is a test…exposure, and chances are you're going to do several test exposures.…You want to make sure that everything works.…Now, in this particular case you've noticed we've got video…lights up and video cameras up recording what I'm doing.…So, some of my initial test exposures I get now are probably going to have…some problems in them that'll go away once we turn off the video lights.…But, what I'm looking to do, here, is really…balance out that exposure triangle, with some trial and error.…Okay, let's fire up the camera here.…
And, one of the things that's nice,…is that with this particular camera, the mirrorless…camera, I could see things in a live view type setting, as I make adjustments.…If you're shooting at a camera with a mirror, like a traditional…DSLR, you're likely going to actually have to actually shoot the test exposure,.…To make sure that things are turning out the way you want.…It's really the same process.…I'm just using the mirrorless because it's going to…be easier for you to see what we're doing.…
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
Creating Time-Lapse Video (2013)with Richard Harrington3h 27m Appropriate for all
Time-Lapse Video: Hyperlapsewith 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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