Time-Lapse Video: Nighttime
Time-Lapse Video: Nighttime is an Intermediate level tutorial on Photography, produced by the creator, Richard Harrington. This tutorial is an essential step for anyone who needs to excel in his/her Photography skills. It gives you a strong understanding on Cameras + Gear, DSLR Video, Shooting Video, Photography, Video, Cameras + Gear, DSLR Video, Shooting Video, Photography and Video.
Shooting time-lapse video is a fun activity that can yield fantastic results—if you have the right gear and skills. Rich Harrington shows you what to bring and what to do (in field and in post) to get great-looking nighttime time lapses. Learn how to create a stable platform for the shoot, illuminate objects on the ground, calculate the right shooting interval and exposure, and locate constellations and planets using a few handy apps. Rich also shares techniques for capturing multiple exposures and sunsets accurately. In the final chapter, he’ll show how to develop your shots with Camera Raw and Lightroom and assemble the videos with tools such as After Effects, LRTimelapse, Photomatix, and Photoshop. Plus, get some tips that will help you fake star trails and smooth out noisy images.
- Choosing the right gear
- Setting up the camera: adding stability and balance
- Choosing the right interval for shooting
- Monitoring the shot in the field
- Developing test shots
- Putting the camera in motion
- Assembling shots in After Effects, LRTimelapse, Photomatix, and Photoshop
- Creating star trails