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10 things you should not do in Time-lapse

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10 things you should not do in Time-lapse

In this short article I would like to analize some of the main mistakes that people use to make in time-lapse videos. It´s just a funny way of telling you what to do by telling you what you shouldn`t do. But of course, rules are there to brake, so feel free to do whatever you want. And don`t forget to share your comments at the end of the tutorial. I would be happy to discuss this topics with you. So, let’s start: 10 things you should not do in Time-lapse. 1.- Shoot in JPG No, no and no! There’s no discussion about this. You must think of this extension as if it were the devil...

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10 accessories to shoot quality time-lapse

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10 accessories to shoot quality time-lapse

Lets face it, time-lapse has made a big revolution during the last few years. Partly thanks to the development of technology and the appearance of numerous devices that provide endless creative possibilities. But not all of them are necessary for getting good results. Here are ten accessories that should be part of the essential kit of a good “time-lapser”: 
Intervalometer. Also known as remote controller, the intervalometer is the main tool for performing time-lapse sequences. It enables to set the interval, the number of shots and the duration of the exposures. There are many...

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Developing Time-lapse

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Developing Time-lapse

One topic on which I get the most questions is the processing of time-lapses. I mean the technical part of it. Most users clearly understand the general concept, which is based on taking still photographs that are then merged at 24, 25 or 30fps to get a moving picture. But how exactly the process goes and what kind of software is better to use continues to arise questions for the beginners in the time-lapse technique. The aim of this article is no other than to reveal the keys of this process. But first I have to clarify that there are several ways for processing time-lapses. There are many...

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10 Tips for shooting with HDSLR

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10 Tips for shooting with HDSLR

The first SLR that enabled video recording was launched several years ago. Since then both the sales of these cameras and the production of independent films has undergone a real revolution, partly due to the possibilities that these new tools have been offering. However, many users are still facing difficulties when trying to manage this kind of cameras. Let’s take a look at 10 tips that make the video recording with SLR much easier. 1. Manual mode. The first thing we should do if we want to achieve high quality results is to put all possible camera settings on the manual mode. Put...

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10 tips for shooting time-lapse

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10 tips for shooting time-lapse

During the past three years, I have thoroughly researched and practiced the technique of time-lapse photography. The knowledge gained has enabled me to create the great images that would otherwise have been impossible. Many people who watch my videos are wondering if they too would be able to make such images, and the answer is yes. Thanks to the modern technology and its affordable price, almost everyone has access to a digital SLR, and it does not take much more than that to take high quality time-lapses. Whether you’re new to the technique of time-lapse or have experience, these tips...

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