Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Time-lapse calculations, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
At the heart of time lapse photography is the concept of time compression. …We're taking a relatively long period of time and compressing it down to a …relatively short period of time. And how we approach that depends upon the …particular subjects that we're photographing. …It might be a fast moving subject such as bicycles going by on a path or a …relatively slow-moving subject such as the shadows moving very slowly across a …landscape as the sun transitions across the sky. …That means we're going to have to do a little bit of math and so I like to use a …notepad just to make some notes and to help do the math and figure out what my …interval should be. For the time lapse in other words how …frequently am I capturing the individual frames that will be assembled in to the …final video. There are essentially two ways that you …might approach this. The first is to think about a particular …period of time that you might want to represent.…
With the shadows here for example they're moving very, very slowly so maybe I want …
- 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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