Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Capturing the time-lapse frames, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
I'm in the middle of a town square here, and it's bustling with activity. …I've got buses and trolleys coming back and forth, people waiting for their rides …or boarding the trolleys and buses, so lots of movement, and that's going to work …well for a timeline because it'll take a relatively long period of time and …compress it into a shorter period of time and everything will seem to move much …more quickly, which will be hopefully a bit amusing in the final result. …I'm using a relatively wide view, I've got a church off in the distance, people …waiting in the foreground, and there will be trolleys and buses going on both sides …of the framing here. And so, I'm using a wide lens, a Canon …10-22 mm in this particular case, and set to about 17 mm.…
I'm going to get the framing here fined tuned and then lock things down. …So, I've got the shot set up in a general sense the way I'd like it, of course, …using a tripod, naturally. In this case, I'm not really concerned …about tripod movement, there's no breeze at all, so I don't need to hang a weight …
- 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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