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This Guy is Shooting a 30-Year Time-Lapse of New York City – Photography Article

There are countless time-lapses of the New York City skyline, but filmmaker Joseph DiGiovanna is working on a project unlike others you’ll see: he’s been working on a time-lapse that will hopefully span 30 years.Photographer Emeric Le Bars is starting a new documentary series about time-lapse photographers and their stories, and he sat down to interview DiGiovanna for the first episode above. After moving to Weehawken, New Jersey, DiGiovanna became obsessed with his view of the Manhattan skyline from his…

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Top 3 Places to Photograph Vienna – Timelapse Travels – Time Lapse Photography Article

Earlier this summer I went to Vienna, Austria for a weekend and had a chance to explore the beautiful city.  I wanted to give my top 3 favorite places to take photographs! 1. Schönbrunn Palace This is the winter palace of Vienna which is just a short train ride away from the city centre.  This location is perfect because it’s perfect for architecture, landscape, and nature photography.  The palace grounds have several nature walks including a hill after a steep…

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Open Source Code for a Remote Timelapse DSLR – Photography Article

Want to set up a remote DSLR for shooting a time-lapse? The Intervalometerator (AKA ‘intvlm8r’) is an open-source intervalometer that can help you do so at minimal hardware cost (as long as you’re comfortable tinkering with hardware and software).Created by Sydney-based coder Greig Sheridan and his photographer partner Rocky over the course of a year, the Intervalometerator is designed to be both cheap and easy to build with familiar tools and using Raspberry Pi and Arduino microcontrollers. “My partner and…

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Gimbal hyperlapse vs handheld hyperlapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

What are the pros and cons of shooting a hyperlapse on a gimbal vs shooting a hyperlapse the manual (handheld) way? This article explains the differences between two different hyperlapse shooting methods.If you don’t like to read you can check out the video I made about the subject right here. Handheld hyperlapseI shoot 99% of all my hyperlapse sequences the handheld way. (other people often use tripods or monopods)This means I frame up my shot, take a photo, take a…

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5 things you want to keep in mind for BETTER timelapses! – Time Lapse Photography Article

Here are 5 lesser known timelapse tips to shoot better footage.I made this list a while back for my newsletter subscribers. You can join in on the fun and subscribe at the bottom of this page.I use all 5 of these timelapse tips on every single shoot I do, and they’re among the first few things I teach to any of my students.1. Use filtersIn cinematography you’ll hear people talk about the 180 degree rule.It’s a rule that tells you…

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The basics of timelapse photography – Time Lapse Photography Article

If you’re into taking photos or making videos and would like to know what the basics of timelapse photography are then you’ve come to the right place.This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know about shooting and editing a basic timelapse sequence.Timelapse photography is an art form which acts like a looking glass into another dimension. I know that’s a hefty line but it’s true, trust me.Timelapse is wildly popular on TV and I can’t name a single…

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Is the LRTimelapse Pro Timer 2.5 the best timelapse remote in the world? – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The LRTimelapse Pro Timer was first developed as a free open source DIY project by legendary LRTimelapse software developer Gunther Wegner. It was specifically designed for pro timelapse and astro photographers. I remember emailing Gunther years ago asking if I could somehow buy the completed remote as I didn’t have the means to build it myself.  Sadly, the reply was negative, however a few years later we can now finally buy the completed product! You can buy the LRTimelapse Pro Remote…

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This is the World’s First Solargraphy Timelapse – Photography Article

Solargraphy is a technique for photographing the sun’s path through the sky by using a pinhole camera to expose photographic paper for anywhere from a few hours to over a year. Photographer Sam Cornwell has created what he believes is the world’s first solargraphy timelapse. Cornwell is the founder of Solarcan, a unique can pinhole camera that makes it easy for anyone to shoot solargraphs without having to create the pinhole camera themselves. A “matrix” of 27 Solarcan cameras were…

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pacific rim uprising art director jacinta Lenog time lapse camera – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Art director – Jacinta Leong Jacinta Leong, the award-winning art director who has worked on Pacific Rim: Uprising, Alien: Covenant, Mad Max, Star Wars and The Great Gatsby. In our interview, Jacinta graciously offers our readers a glimpse of using time lapse cameras into the production design in Pacific Rim: Uprising. “Edit to suit the viewers, not just yourself.   Enjoy your craft, and it will show in your videos.” Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer 1) Are there any tips you would…

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Timelapse Photographer Captured New York City’s Blackout on Camera – Photography Article

This past Saturday, just before sunset, the lights went out in New York City. Well, a big piece of it anyway. A massive blackout left a large section of Manhattan dark, and across the river in New Jersey, a timelapse photographer captured the whole thing on camera. The full blackout lasted about five hours and affected a swath of Manhattan that ran from Midtown as far up as 69th street on the Upper West Side. People were trapped in elevators,…

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Syrp Genie Mini II timelapse motion control device – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Syrp Genie Mini II 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 tilting). Buy the Genie Mini II here: https://geni.us/djOxf It connects to your phone via Bluetooth and works with the Genie II app. Watch the video below for an overview of all its…

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Photographer Captures Rare Meteor Explosion While He Slept – Photography Article

Time-lapse photographer Matthew Vandeputte recently captured something truly awesome. While he was sleeping soundly in a cabin somewhere in Utah, the camera he set up earlier that evening captured the moment when a meteor entered the atmosphere and exploded, leaving behind a green trail of dust and ionized gas. The event happen on May 31st around 2am, approximately 1 hour after Vandeputte set up his Canon 6D Mark II with Canon 24mm f/1.4 lens and Canon TC80-N3 remote trigger to…

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Kaaterskill Falls Day Trip – Timelapse Travels – Time.Lapse Photography Article

If you live in the NYC / NJ area and want to explore or hike then I recommend Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskill Mountains. The waterfalls are two stage and very impressive. The trail is about 2 hours from NYC and is a perfect day trip. We got there around noon and hiked the half mile to the waterfalls. There are several viewpoints after a steep climb. The first one is of both waterfalls and has some cool perspectives. After…

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Meteor explosion caught on camera. – Time.Lapse Photography Article

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. Little did I know that I would capture a huge meteor explosion. Any time in the past that I’ve gone out to shoot astro photos or timelapses I’ve captured at least a few meteors. These are extremely common and happen literally all the time. What I…

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Ten day Utah astrophotography road trip. – Time.Lapse Photography Article

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. Life’s all about risks, isn’t it? Calculated risks, that is. I’d never recommend going on a trip with an actual complete stranger, that’s crazy hah. A film photo of Abdul and me at horseshoe bend in Page, Arizona (just over the border from Utah). Trip statistics: We flew into Salt Lake City, rented a…

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How to shoot timelapse with the DJI Osmo Pocket – Time.Lapse Photography Article

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 videos with the Osmo Pocket.Disclaimer: DJI sent me the Osmo Pocket in return for me writing this guide.  The DJI Osmo Pocket shooting a timelapse mounted on a mini gorillapod. Let’s have a…

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Sunsets in Ireland – Always a Surprise and Unique – Timelapse Travels – Time.Lapse Photography Article

This past week I was in Kinsale, Ireland which is a beautiful seaside town in Cork (southeastern Ireland). I had some free time to shoot timelapses and two nights in a row I walked for shoots. The Irish weather is always a mystery so my recommendation is to never be discouraged by it or on the flip side optimistic. The first evening I walked towards Charles Fort which overlooks the town from the otherside of the harbor. The walk was…

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What’s in my mini timelapse bag – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Mini timelapse kit 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. That being said, you’ll be encountering a bunch of new scenes and maybe you get to see a gorgeous sunset. Who knows when you’ll be…

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Cherry Blossoms – Timelapse – Timelapse Travels – Time.Lapse Photography Article

This past weekend the cherry blossoms were blooming in New Jersey. Branch Brook Park in Newark actually has the largest collection of cherry trees in the country so I took a trip. The area was obviously very crowded because of all the beautiful trees. I was hoping to get a nice timelapse but found it difficult. My first gut instinct was to shoot the sun behind the tree flowers. I tried this with a 4 second interval so that some…

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Topshot with a Great Start to 2019 – Aerial Photography Article

16 Tech Listing Jackson IG wanted to collaborate and come up with a fun way to promote their newest listing near 16 Tech in downtown Indianapolis. We helped them include some renderings of the new project, illustrate nearby amenities, and some future developments that will be appealing to commercial buyers. This video provides an opportunity to show the listing in ways never thought of before. Using drones allows us to get a birds eye view and editing that footage gives us…

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Zoomlapse – What is it and how to make one – Timelapse Travels – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Yesterday I went to Paterson Great Falls in New Jersey which is the largest in NJ. The weather was perfect (70s) and the new viewpoint and park walkways were completed. The park is really nice and well kept now if you haven’t been recently! Since I’ve been there before, I wanted to try something new with my 24-120 mm f/4 lens. A zoomlapse! A zoomlapse is a video that changes perspective by zooming during the shot. For the shot I…

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Exploring The Vessel at One Hudson Yards – Three Photography Tips – Timelapse Travels – Time.Lapse Photography Article

You’ve probably seen photos by now of the Vessel but I wanted to give you three tips from a photographers perspective. Last weekend the Vessel opened and I went to explore it at One Hudson Yards. You need to get tickets ahead of time so check online. They do offer tickets every morning at 8 AM online but make sure to log in earlier around 745 – 750 AM so you’re not stuck in a long queue. Here are my…

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How to combine slow motion and timelapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Slow motion and timelapse blending tutorial Timelapse and slow motion photography are on opposite ends of the time spectrum. We live in real time, at so called 25 or 30 frames per second, depending on which country you live in. Timelapse photography speeds things up, slow motion… slows things down. Combining these two types of shots works really well and creates this impossible dimension where the perception of time is fluid. That’s a bit of a heavy line so to…

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10 tips to my younger self as a timelapse photographer – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Ten tips to my younger self Dear younger Matthew, here are ten tips I wish I could give you ten years ago. You’re probably not even aware yet of the power of RAW photographs. Or maybe you thought JPEG was just easier and you’d get it right in camera. Or maybe you didn’t have enough storage to house all the RAW photos. Regardless of your excuse, I wish you would just listen to me right now and start shooting RAW…

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Overnight timelapse production for Lunar New Year 2019 – Time.Lapse Photography Article

About two months ago the city of Sydney’s social media department got in touch for an upcoming event they wanted me to capture in timelapse. The event they wanted me to shoot was the Chinese or Lunar New Year 2019 celebrations opening night. They asked me if I could shoot and edit it overnight so that they could post the video on social media and send it to TV stations the following morning. “Not a worry”…

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The Wormhole Abstact Hyperlapse and 4K Timelapse Video – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The Wormhole – Timelapse Video 4K Abstract Timelapse and Hyperlapse Video The Wormhole – Timelapse 4K from Michael Shainblum on Vimeo. “WARNING: This video may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.” I am proud to share my latest abstract mirror 4k timelapse and hyperlapse video “The Wormhole”. I knew after creating Mirror city (vimeo.com/70573323) I wanted to keep exploring the idea of kaleidoscopic imagery in timelapse. This time I wanted to expand upon the…

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How to Install Brinno TLC200 Pro in Construction power housing – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to install Brinno TLC200 Pro in ATH2000: 1. Install 16 AA batteries into battery compartment. 2.Check battery level 2-1. Turn camera on. 2-2. Plug the power cable into your camera. 2-3. Press the button on the battery slot to check battery level. 2-4. Battery indicator:   Green 100% – 20% Orange 20% – 5% Red < 5% (replace the batteries immediately) 3. Install camera to the related position on the mounting board. 4. Install camera into camera housing. 5.…

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How to Install Brinno TLC120 in construction power housing – Time.Lapse Photography Article

How to install Brinno TLC120 in ATH2000. 1. Install 16 AA batteries into battery compartment. 2.Check battery level 2-1. Turn camera on. 2-2. Plug the power cable into your camera. 2-3. Press the button on the battery slot to check battery level. 2-4. Battery indicator:   Green 100% – 20% Orange 20% – 5% Red < 5% (replace the batteries immediately)   3. Open memory card cover then mount (or install) the camera to the related position on the mounting…

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Get Started Using Your Brinno construction power housing – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The ATH2000 is a revolution gear to protect Brinno cameras for construction recording. ATH2000 houses any TLC cam using adjustable mounting adapter. It supports a wide range of Brinno cameras and provides great flexibility. Add up to 4X more battery power to give you months of carefree & worry-free video recording ever. Set it up and forget about it until the project is done. Extended lens cover fits to Brinno’s BCS Lens for closeup shots. It allows you the choice…

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San Francisco Lightning Golden Gate Bridge Photography. – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Lightning over the Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco Lightning Photography taken at the Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco Lightning, Golden Gate Bridge Photography. This is a stacked image from a 3 hour timelapse I did during the lightning storm 2017 in San Francisco. I selected the 30 best exposures to include in the stacked final image. For the last 5 years I have attempted to get a shot like this. Each time failing and ending up with no images, going home…

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