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The Ultimate Guide to Time-Lapse Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Time-Lapse Photography
Boy, are we excited. We’ve spent every waking moment these last months cooped up in the Photojojo Labs, working tirelessly on what can only be our greatest experiment ever. We’ve finally done it. Time Travel. Well, time-lapse photography. So go ahead, read our guide on the ins and outs of time-lapse and start churning out your very own time-lapse videos from your photos. Then, take up your mantle in the halls of history, beside legends such as Bernard, Hoagie and Laverne, Dr. p.s. Time Lapse 101: An Overview Alright, so it’s not time-travel. Time-lapse lets you see the natural progression of time, while not having to wait through the actual length of it… so you could watch the sunset (at least, yesterday’s sunset) as you always wanted to, without staying up late to do so – and you could fit it all within a nice, brief commercial break in-between episodes of “Dr. Here’s an example of a time-lapse we put together just for you: Music by Loena Naess, who is awesome. Which is better? Awesome. Related:  Time-lapse

Timelapse Photography Tutorial: An Overview of Shooting, Processing and Rendering Timelapse Movies You’ve probably stumbled upon an incredible work of time-lapse where you just couldn’t get the images and the feelings out of your head. Possibly you are fascinated by nature and the slow changes that occur over a period of time. A flower blooming, a sunset or a moonrise. I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned over the years as well as touch on the basics for new and intermediate DSLR photographers who might want to try time-lapse. We know that time-lapse is all about the capture of change in a way that we can’t normally see. What is Time-lapse Photography? Time-lapse photography is a cinematography technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (aka the frame rate) is much lower than that which will be used to play the sequence back. The best way to get a greater feel for the power of time-lapse is to watch a few. Timelapse – The City Limits from Dominic on Vimeo. It’s so much more than a gee whiz editing effect. The Basics of Shooting Time-lapse We attempt: P.S.

1000 Words Photography Magazine Blog The History of Stop Motion & Time-lapse Photography Many may think of stop motion and timelapse photography as modern techniques, perhaps something that came along with the advent of digital photography. But, you may be surprised to learn that they date all the way back to the 1870′s when a photogtrapher by the name of Eadweard Muybridge set up a series of 24 cameras and photographed a galloping horse. After he animated the images together, the first photographic stop motion film was birthed. Thomas Edison would use elements of Muybridges work to develop the first timelapse videos. Muybridge helped to advance photographic techniques by his studies in animal and human motion.

Gallery: The Basics of Time Lapse Photography with Vincent Laforet Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet explains the basics of time lapse photography in this beautiful series. Travel with him from the rugged canyons of Utah to the Las Vegas Strip, and learn how to make your own unique time lapse movies. Topics covered in this series include: Suggested camera equipment and accessories needed to shoot time lapse, including how to use the Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3.

Magic Lantern Firmware Wiki Magic Lantern Firmware Magic Lantern is a software enhancement that offers increased functionality to the excellent Canon DSLR cameras. We have created an open framework, licensed under GPL, for developing extensions to the official firmware. Magic Lantern is not a "hack", or a modified firmware, it is an independent program that runs alongside Canon's own software. Frequently Asked Questions What is it? Magic Lantern is an enhancement atop of Canon's firmware that frees your Canon DSLR, allowing you to use many useful features. Is it only for video? No. Initially, Magic Lantern was developed by independent filmmakers and tailored for video production on 5D Mark II. Where do I get it? See the Download page. Will it break my camera? As of September 2009 the software has been downloaded over two thousand times and there have been no reports of damage to the cameras. What can I do to help? Where do I report bugs? For general tech-support, join the forum. Why not just buy a video camera?

Save 20%: Time-lapse Photography eBook | SnapnDeals Note: This deal is expired; however, you can visit the website directly to check out their latest deals. Up for grabs in this SnapnDeal is a complete introduction to shooting, processing and rendering time-lapse movies with a DSLR camera. The guide covers the art and science of time-lapse photography and contains both detailed explanations and immediately actionable summaries in a colorful easy to understand and fun to read package. It will also walk through three separate rendering workflows that touch different ends of the cost (both free and not so free), functionality and time-to-learn spectrum. Click here to view more details … or watch this great introduction from the eBooks author, Ryan Chylinski DEALENDS IN: 130Days16Hours31minutes21seconds

Christian Saint Photography misskaciemarie: I'm a big fan of your work, I'd love to work together XoXo misskaciemarie. com Thank you Kacie Marie. I only do commercial shoots but I will definitely keep you in mind for anything appropriate. The Raw Time-lapse Tutorial – Story, Scheduling & Scouting | Preston Kanak Online I am happy to announce the release of the latest instalment of the raw time-lapse tutorial. I want to first off apologize for the delay since the last posting. When first announcing the project, I was not expecting to go as in depth as I am in the videos/posts. As a result, I will be somewhat restructuring the way in which the series will be released. This content will now be released in two stages. Stage 1: ScriptingStage 2: Extensive Video Because of the nature of the content, I want to make sure I provide an extensive look at producing these videos and want to make sure they are not rushed. Story, Scheduling & Scouting By Preston Kanak Pre-production is by far the most important part of the process for not only time-lapse photography but film-making as a whole. What I want to do with this video is give you a few tips that will hopefully help your shooting experience go smoother. The first thing I want to look at is the story. FORM can be broken down into three sections: Resources

How to Create Professional Time-Lapse Videos From Start to Finish A high-quality time-lapse is a beautiful thing. From the aurora borealis over Norway to the thriving metropolis that is San Diego, we’ve featured many a gorgeous photographic fast-forward through time, each of them put together by photographers that knew how to pull the most out of the time-lapse medium. But just because there are a lot of stunning time-lapses out there, doesn’t mean that the process is easy or self-explanatory. The first episode (embedded at the top) covers the basics. Here are a couple of examples of the kinds of incredible videos you can put together using this technique. Of course, to create stunning time-lapses like the ones you see above, you’ll need to learn more than the basics. To see the entire how-to series, and get to work on your own time-lapse or hyperlapse creation, head over to Canon’s Digital Learning Center by clicking here. (via Imaging Resource)

Release notes What are nightly builds? - Nightly builds are binaries compiled daily from the latest source code, by an automatic program - BuildBot. Who should use nightly builds? - Anyone who likes to live on the bleeding edge, wants to help ML development, and doesn't care about some features being broken. Why should I use a nightly build? - To try the latest features (e.g. you have requested a feature and it was implemented). - To check if a bug was fixed. - To help us with testing (please report any bugs you find). What are the disadvantages of nightly builds? - You are running untested code. - No documentation - the only help for new features is a small line of text, and ML source code. - No guarantees - if it breaks, you get to keep both pieces. What's new? - See the ChangeLog. - Browse the changeset log on Bitbucket. - Look for feature requests marked as "DONE". - The list of changes is huge - if you want a nice summary, you need to wait for the next stable release. Will it work on my camera?

17 Steps to Create Time Lapse Video from Still Images 17 Steps to Create Time Lapse Video from Still Images Watch this photography tutorial to learn how to make a time-lapse video with your DSLR camera. Wish you could take gorgeous photos? Now you can! see our Review of a New Educational Resource – Tools and Techniques for Creative Photography – eBook On January 11th and 12th Connecticut was hit with a blizzard that dropped 20-30 inches of snow across the state. Time Lapse Photography Time lapse photography is basically shooting a lot of images over a given length of time and then cramming them back together into a video that is shorter then that time. This little video shows me shoveling the driveway out after the blizzard passed. 2.5 hours of capture in 2 minutes of video. 17 Steps I took to create this time lapse video 1. I set my camera up in my garage on a solid tripod. 2. Frame the shot the way you would for a photograph. 3. I focused on the front of my car in the driveway. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. The first one was to all the images. 12. 13.