Work in Progress post. Updated as I add new material and followup video showing how to “develop” the time lapse into a video file rather than a series of images.

Summary of video

  1. set the camera on a sturdy tripod and choose your composition and exposure (Manual Mode or AV Mode)
  2. Set file size to JPEG or smaller RAW(if an option) you don’t want to deal with 3,000 plus RAW files unless you really want an ability to edit before creating the timelapse.
  3. Configure the intervalometer/TriggerTrap to take a picture each X seconds and X amount of  times
  4. Disconnect the lens while holding down the depth of field preview button to the “sweet spot” to avoid flickering in your TL
  5. Wait A LOT- e.g. if you set the DSLR to take a photo every second and run that back at 24fps.  1 minute of real time equals 3 seconds of video. Shorter intervals give smoother results. Longer intervals allow you to speed through time more quickly.
  6. Dump every photo into editing software, do a little magic (Video how to on this part coming soon)

Watch the example time lapse shot after the filming of this video: http://youtu.be/lbkM5ekaDl8?t=10m44s
Gear seen in the video: MeFoto Travel Tripod, Lowepro Photo Sport Pro 30L, IntervalometerTriggerTrap Dongle

 

Related: How to use an Intervalometer for family photos.

Follow me on Instagram | Watch my latest Youtube Video | Subscribe to my YouTube Channel




 Adventure awaits ahead Captured in #YosemiteNationalPark on a #Mckaylive trip Captured with the #Lumix GH5 and 12-35 f/2.8 lens. #lumixLounge
 B&H deal of the day. Reliable 5TB drive for just $149! Today Only! Visit http://photorec.tv/5TB for more info.
 From the evening walk #snail #snailspace #mobilephotography #lgg6 #fb #westseattle


Want to be a better photographer? Become a Photorec.tv Member! $5/Month gets you access to my Lightroom video library the support group and more!

Support this site - Shop for anything through the links below and I earn a small percentage - it costs you nothing extra.

SIMILAR ARTICLES

World Backup Day Deals

0 514

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

17 − 7 =