Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Power considerations, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
In many respects, time-lapse photography is just photography. …Certainly, the final result is a video, but we're capturing the individual frames …for that video with our camera. The trick with time-lapse photography is …that we're capturing a lot of frames. In many cases, thousands of frames. …And sometimes, even tens of thousands of frames, depending on you particular aim …for a given situation. And that means, we need to really think …about battery life. We need a lot of power to operate the …camera for an extended period of time. Now, part of that is just understanding …the behavior of your camera. You need to understand how many frames …you can capture under typical circumstances before you deplete the battery.…
And of course, in some circumstances, you're going to deplete that battery much …more quickly. For example, when it's very cold, the …battery is not going to last anywhere near as long. …Most of the time, I actually get by with a single battery without any difficulty …at all. But I do make sure that that battery is …
- 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
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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