Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video The case for manual exposure, part of Time-Lapse Photography Workshop.
I'm a big fan of the automatic functions that are available to us in today's …digital cameras. For example auto focus, for me is a …tremendous asset. Even in situations where I want to fine …tune using manual focus, auto focus helps me get the job done faster. …And so, I also like using some of the automatic exposure modes. …Aperture priority happens to be my favorite exposure mode on the camera, but …when it comes to time lapse photography I almost always shoot in Manual mode, and …it's actually very important in terms of producing a good result with the final …time lapse video. In a situation like this, for example, …the light could be changing relatively quickly.…
This is late afternoon light, the shadows are increasing across the landscape, but …even in situations where the light seems to be very static, you'd be surprised how …much things can actually change. And also how much the camera might be …tricked by subtle variations in the scene. …Just to give you one example, I'm going to meter over to the side here, and, at, …
- 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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