Hyper lapse Tutorial: How to shoot a long exposure hyper lapse with your DSLR
SHOT BYCal Thomson
Hyperlapse Tutorial – How to shoot a long exposure hyper lapse with your DSLR
I’ve been shooting time-lapse videos for about a year now and have only just discovered the art of hyper lapse. Last week I went out into Manchester, UK to shoot some long exposure hyper lapse videos and I was pleasantly surprised with the results. Whilst I’m definitely no expert I thought I’d share some tips and techniques in this short tutorial to encourage others to shoot hyper lapse.
A hyper lapse is a form of time-lapse photography where the position of the camera is changed between each exposure to create a tracking shot in time-lapse form.
I used my Canon 6D, Tamron 24-70mm 2.8 lens, a Manfrotto 501 Tripod and an intervalometer.
I chose to shoot RAW instead of Jpeg so that I could push the images further in Adobe Lightroom 5 which I then stabilised using Warp Stabiliser in Adobe After Effects CC. I think the effects are quite astounding for a first try.
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