Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Exposure settings, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
Achieving optimal exposure is important in all forms of photography, but it takes …on particular importance with time-lapse photography. …That's in large part because the light can change over time, and in fact the …subject may change over time. For example, in this case I have a …situation where the sun is casting light through the trees putting shadows onto …the grass down below. And as the sun changes position relative …to the trees, those shadows are going to move across the ground. …That could cause a challenge in terms of exposure, if I were using an automatic …exposure mode. The metering would change based on the …amount of shadow in the scene for example.…
I can overcome that by using a manual exposure mode, but I also need to think …about the particular settings that I'm using. …As that light changes, I might get a darker scene, for example. …So I need to anticipate the change. If things were getting brighter, I might …need to start off with a relatively dark scene, anticipating the brightening of …
- 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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