Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Capturing the time-lapse frames, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
Time-lapse videos are all about compressing time. …Taking a relatively large amount of time and compressing it down to a relatively …short amount of time. And the result is a video that's usually …interesting and sometimes amusing. As you start doing more and more …time-lapses, of course, you'll want to start thinking about longer periods of time. …So you need subjects that are going to be around for awhile. …And I found an office here were I can record the activity going on throughout …the entire workday. So, I'm getting my camera set up here, I …have got a tri-pod already mounted, and I've taken measures to secure it to a …table top here. Keeping it out of the way so it doesn't …get bumped into, and also trying to keep it as secure as possible.…
And of course I've got the camera mounted securely to the tripod. …I want to think about the exposure settings here. …I'm indoors, so obviously I have a relatively limited amount of light to …work with. There are windows and so that light level …
- 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
Up and Running with DSLR Filmmakingwith Chad Perkins1h 10m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Time-Lapse Photography
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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