The basics of timelapse

The basics of timelapse photography

The next phase in creating timelapse videos begins: post production. This consists of offloading your data, colour grading your photos in Lightroom and finally exporting a video file using Photoshop.

Is the LRTimelapse Pro Timer 2.5 the best timelapse remote in the world?

The LRTimelapse Pro Timer 2.5 does not send an AutoFocus signal to the camera, it only sends the trigger signal. This means you get more time to operate your camera in between photos. This is useful to check your exposure, change your settings etc.
Syrp Genie Mini II

Syrp Genie Mini II timelapse motion control device

New Zealand based timelapse hardware manufacturer Syrp has released the Genie Mini II, the second version of the popular Genie Mini.The Genie Mini II is a hockey puck sized smart device that allows you to move your camera very slowly (either panning or...
Fake tilt shift tutorial

How to fake tilt shift timelapse videos

If you've ever wondered how to fake tilt shift timelapse footage then this blog is for you.On the weekend I was invited to shoot the city of London’s 50th pride parade. Over one and a half million people attended, with...
How to shoot through windows without reflections

How to shoot through a window without reflections

Ever found yourself on an observation deck trying to shoot photos through a window with no reflections?Often times some of the best city scape views are found on these viewing decks with thick panels of shatterproof glass between your camera and the scene.

Meteor explosion caught on camera.

On the 31st of May, 2019 I was on a road trip through the state of Utah. The goal of this road trip was to shoot as many astro photography timelapse sequences as possible (more information about that trip can be found here). Little did I know...

Ten day Utah astrophotography road trip.

In June 2019 I went on a Utah astrophotography road trip with a stranger. Watch the video to find out if I got murdered or not.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI3K08OgnFQLife's all about risks, isn't it?Calculated...

How to shoot timelapse with the DJI Osmo Pocket

The DJI Osmo Pocket is the latest high tech gadget from Chinese manufacturer DJI.It is a pocket sized camera and gimbal with a small touch screen.It can record DNG photos, videos, slow motion, timelapse, motion timelapse and hyperlapse footage. This article will go over how to shoot timelapse...
Mini timelapse kit

What's in my mini timelapse bag

Imagine the following scenario: You're going on a one day city trip to a place you've never been.You'll likely be out from morning until after dark and you'll be doing a ton of walking. The last thing you want to do is to slow yourself down with a heavy camera bag.
Samsung Galaxy S10+

Galaxy S10+ tips and tricks

Super steady video mode. When you're shooting video you can enable this mode at the top of the screen. It limits the video resolution to Full HD (1920x1080) however it applies a digital stabilisation algorithm to the footage that makes it look like it was shot on a gimbal.
Minimal youtube studio tour

Minimal Youtube film gear studio tour

This is the minimal youtube film gear I've been using over the past few weeks.https://youtu.be/_tGlSqXdY2MUsually I have a ton of stuff rigged up including large soft boxes, multiple cameras, an external HD monitor, wireless audio etc. But...
Slow motion and timelapse blending tutorial

How to combine slow motion and timelapse

All you need are two video files. One video has a silhouette style shot of a person. The other shot is a timelapse as a backdrop. Keep reading if you want to know how to download the clips I used in this tutorial.
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10 tips to my younger self as a timelapse photographer

START SHOOTING IN MANUAL MODE Because only then will your camera turn into an extension of your eyes. The less time you have to think about settings the faster you will be at translating how you interpret a scene in front of you.