Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Autofocus and stabilization, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
Auto Focus and Stabilization Features on your lens are incredibly valuable for …photography when you're on the move, as you change you're framing, follow a …subject, whenever things are changing fairly quickly, those features can really …be very, very helpful and help ensure that you'll get much better photographs. …But with time-lapse photography, they can actually be a little bit of a problem. …Auto Focus, for example, is great for getting your initial focus setup, but you …don't want your focus changing from frame-to-frame in your time-lapse. …And Stabilization Features are obviously very helpful when you're handheld, in particular.…
But when you're on the tripod, they can sometimes be problematic. …And because of the way they shift the framing inside the lens, they can also …cause subtle shifts in the time-lapse video. …So, I certainly recommend turning off the Auto Focus and Stabilization Features on …your lens before starting to capture the frames of your time-lapse. …Certainly, put the Auto Focus to use if you prefer, in initially setting up, …
- Equipment for time-lapse photography
- Finding a time-lapse subject
- Setting up the tripod
- Exposure settings
- Auto-focus and stabilization
- Taping up the lens
- Capturing time-lapse frames
- Reviewing and processing the images
- Assembling a final time-lapse
Skill Level Intermediate
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2. A Walking Path Shot from Above
3. Clouds and Cows
4. A Day at the Office
5. Trains in the Square
Assembling a polished video9m 48s
6. Boats on a Lake
7. Countryside Drive
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