Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Programming an intervalometer, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
In photography we obviously utilize a variety of different tools including the …camera, lenses and all sorts of accessories, so I hesitate to say that …any particular piece of equipment is especially important. …But when it comes to time-lapse photography I would certainly say that a …cable release with an interval timer function is very, very important. …We want to capture images at a set interval. …For example, we might capture images at one second intervals, where every second …we're capturing a new image. And then, we assemble those, typically, …at about 30 frames per second when producing the final time lapse video.…
In theory, you could certainly stand at your camera and press the shutter release …button every second, for example, or whatever that interval might be, But a …cable release with an interval function makes that a lot easier. …It's worth mentioning, by the way, that some cameras actually have that interval …function built into them, but not too many. …I'm going to go ahead and attach the cable here and this just mounts into the …
- 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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