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Timelapse photography is the process of taking a series of photos at a set interval with the intention of playing them back as a movie at a much shorter interval. This gives the appearance of high speed movement, such as in the growth of plants.

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How to control change of exposure/colour between images when taking a timelapse?

I have a Sony a5100 and a timelapse app, and generally it works great, but I noticed that some pictures vary in colour and/or exposure. Now, I used Manual settings, turned every automation off, but it ...
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How can I watch a timelapse movie on the Nikon D7100?

How do I watch the Timelapse movie on my D7100?Aall I can see after the timelapse movie has finished are individual pictures. Does the D7100 not compile them in into a movie?
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How do I shift still images to fit exactly so I can create a timelapse movie?

I want to make a time lapse film with my 365 handheld photos of nature in a year :) Therefore, I have to assemble the photos, which many free video editor programs can do. But how do I do an exact ...
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Can't get rid of hyperlapse flickering on post-processing after using Lightroom and LRTimelapse

I have a Sony A7C with the basic Sony FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 lens, and I went to one of the 3 best places in the world to see the night sky. I tried to shoot a night sky hyperlapse using the interval ...
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Continuous shooting without deadtime

I have a Canon 200D am I'm looking for a way to shoot a sequence of 10 pictures with a high exposure time (8s), minimizing the delay between the end of one exposure and the beginning of the following. ...
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Nikon D5000: Timelapse / night photography: why does auto exposure have a max of around 3 seconds?

I am trying to make timelapses all day and night long using gphoto2. I am making a picture every 2 minutes. When looking to the results at night, I see very black pictures, sometimes there are some ...
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Photoshop not opening with Camera Raw edits / changes applied

I am loading a number of photos (as DNG) from Adobe Bridge into Adobe Photoshop as layers so that I can later align them (for a timelapse project). When I select the photos in Bridge and then go to ...
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Equipment for Timelapse

So, I would like to create a timelapse montage of a road changing the seasons - as the viewer travels down the road. Now, this said, I assume that I would have to travel down the road, gathering ...
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Which software to assemble a time-lapse from images?

I own a Nikon D700, which has in-camera support for taking time-lapse photos, but I need advice on the easiest and best software solutions for processing the resulting heap of images. I accept that ...
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Giant bright spot on right of image in all photos?

I've had a Canon G1X (mk 1) in an outdoor enclosure for the last 2 years taking a timelapse (6 images every 10 minutes). Recently all the images have a giant bright spot on the right side of each ...
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Options for Remote Time-lapse Macrophotography

I am looking for a camera or set up that can take photographs of small insects at a set interval after being set up and left. Ideally: Can be set to take a photo every ten minutes Long battery-life (...
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Why does time lapse not work on a Nikon D800?

I've bought a Nikon D800 a month ago. I'm trying to turn on the opportunity for Time lapse photography, but my camera doesn't give me the chance. Is it something to do to unlock this choice?
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Easy timelapse from pole

We are organising some outdoor volunteer works, and looking for a solution how to shoot the "construction site" time-lapse over the day from the "bird's eye" view - e.g. from the approx. 5m high (...
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How to fill my time-lapse video with more frames?

I'm making a time-lapse video in a place with very low light conditions. Each photo has an exposure of 20 seconds and my camera take 10 seconds more to process the image. This means, 2 frames per ...
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Silent timelapse with Canon EOS

Several years ago, I used MagicLantern with Canon EOS 600D/700D cameras to shoot timelapses (1 minute interval). But I wasn't able to achieve a silent timelapse. Even though the camera was set to have ...
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How to bulk reposition hundreds of photos so all the faces lay above each other perfectly?

you might have seen these videos on YouTube where people take a selfie everyday and after a few years make a time lapse video of it. I did the same except that I didn't take all the photos witht the ...
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Hugin - How to increase "align_image_stack" detector image number limit or create script to automate current limits?

I've been trying to use Hugin to align an image sequence of 360 equirectangular photos and found that using "align_image_stack" as a control point detector works the best and fastest for my ...
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How can I take an automated picture every day?

I am trying find the best camera options for the below project...please help: I want to set up a small camera in my front window, to take a daily shot of the outside scenery. I would like to be ...
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Anyone try Magic Lantern Timelapse with a long lens? [closed]

It’s really cool! I have used 4-5fps and 200-500mm. Aim it straight down a long road. I use an ND filter since the shutter is limited to longer intervals on a sunny day. Next try a busy beach, ...
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how many seconds should you set your gopro time lapse if you want to do 7 days day and night that when played back takes only 12 seconds?

I am a photography novice. I spent the last 6 years with nothing but a Canon Vixia HR700 I believe, but now I bought a used GoPro Hero 7 black and I want to learn how to do cool time lapses of my ...
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Stitching a series of images leads to artifacts on bright conditions

I am having a huge series of images, where each shot consists of two photos: 001_left.jpeg & 001_right.jpeg ...
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Is it possible to take pictures for a timelapse on a Nikon D90 without using an intervalmeter

I'd like to put together a timelapse piece, but I don't have an intervalmeter. Is this something I can achieve with my Nikon D90 using my android phone or windows pc?
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Has my idea for a time lapse technique been used before?

I recently thought of a time lapse technique and want to know if there is there a name for it or if it has been widely used before. I want to take a time lapse of my garden at 1 frame per day for a ...
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How to fix exposure in a batch of images?

I took a timelapse last night, using flash. It's around 300 frames and it was taken in manual, 1/60th, ISO400, f/2.8. But all the images have slight exposure differences due to my strobes. I ...
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Are there any cheap camera options for making timelapse videos?

I occasionally like to make timelapse videos, and until recently I was able to use my previous phone (a Samsung Galaxy S2), which produced quite satisfying results (such as this youtube video). But ...
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Memory card becoming unreadable after setting up timelapse

I have a Canon Rebel T7 and a recently-purchased "onn."-branded MicroSD card with an adapter. I purchased this memory card in preparation for vacation, and the first time I used this card (...
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Nikon D7200 time-lapse with mirror lockup?

I just bought a Nikon D7200, and I'm having fun doing some time-lapse photography with it. However, I'm a little bit concerned that I'm going to wear the shutter out before I've even had the camera ...
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Proper exposure for taking a sunset, stars, and moonrise timelapse

I'm planning to take a sunset to nighttime to moonrise timelapse. On the day in question, the conditions are: Sunset at 7pm Nighttime at 8pm Milky Way visibility at 8:30pm Moonrise at 2:30am at 15% ...
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How can I shoot a timelapse with a Canon Powershot camera?

I have a Canon Powershot ELPH 190 IS. Does anyone know if there is an Android application to record a timelapse on the camera? If not, is there a compatible intervalometer?
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Display .png file name as the text in the image corner

I have a bunch of images with various filenames (mainly date and time). I want to create the timelapse, where the filename will be visible somewhere in the corner (or at least one of the element-time)....
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How (the heck) did NASA photographer Joel Kowsky take this amazing photograph of the International Space Station transiting the Sun?

The NASA Image Feature Space Station Transits the Sun shows seven shadows of the ISS transiting the face of the Sun. In order to discuss the technical aspects of the process I've cropped bits of the ...
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How do I turn off the LCD and EVF during timelapse on Olympus OM-D E-M1?

I want to save as much battery as possible. EVF consumes a lot of energy. Is there any way to disable both displays during timelapse shooting?
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During interval timer shooting, NIKON D5600 overexposes photos randomly

I am having an issue with my camera. At random, it will overexpose photos during interval timer shooting. It's generally fine at the beginning, but as time goes on, there are more and more overexposed ...
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Canon wireless control with running intervalometer

Does anyone know if there is an iOS app (or mac os app) with what I can achieve the following: Be able to wirelessly connect to my 77D camera (either wifi or bluetooth is fine) Start the ...
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Shooting a milky way timelapse on my Canon EOS 200D Mark II

I recently got a Canon EOS 200D Mark II, it does great astro and milky way photography and I was wondering how to shoot a milky way timelapse. the timelapse settings in the camera make it so the ...
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What methods exist for time-lapse photography? (Over multiple days)

So, I've been trying to get into taking time-lapse photos. I already have a number of sample images of melting snow, in panorama. (I'd like to do all four seasons somewhere.) My question is: what ...
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Can I modify a Logitech C615 webcam for infinity focus?

I've been using the Logitech C615 web cam for some time now, for timelapse photography. However I'm not perfectly happy with its focus at "infinity". It's not perfectly clear. On closer distances the ...
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How to crop multiple pictures for a time-lapse so they fit over each other perfectly?

Yesterday I slipped with my bicycle and scraped my knee pretty badly. To make the best out of it, I decided to take a picture of it every 6 hours and make it into a time-lapse kind of slideshow to get ...
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How can I do continous shooting at 10 second intervals on my CoolPix p900?

I would like to set my Nikon CoolPix p900 to capture an image once every 10 seconds. I have found "Continuous Shooting" mode, which gives an option to specify an interval — it allows you to vary the ...
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What software could I use for aligning time lapse stills to remove camera shake?

I've been playing around with some time lapse sequences shot from the roof of our building in New York. It's terribly windy and the resulting sequence exhibits some slight camera shake. I'm seeking ...
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How to convert huge number of pictures to a short, 30 fps video? (combine frames)

I'm trying to make a timelapse video. I do have all the shots (6500) and would like to make a short 30 FPS video (max 30 seconds). 6500 shots at 30 FPS makes a 200 seconds video more or less. If I ...
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How to do an oven timelapse with GoPro?

I am trying to do a timelapse of the pastry baking in the oven with a GoPro Hero3+. My first attempt is to shoot it from the outside. The problem is, the oven lid glass has the usual black lines on ...
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How to stop 'flickering' in a timelapse created from a set of photo?

I use a Fujifilm XT20 to shoot at the sky every 5 seconds. Here is the final video: https://youtu.be/vkQ4C5nGw5M The problem is that in the last 10 seconds of the video the brightness was just all ...
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Will making time-lapse videos for several hours with my DSLR wear out the sensor? [duplicate]

The title says it all. I'm using a DSLR. Will making a time-lapse video, which requires several hours to shoot, wear out the sensor?
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Photoshop CC converting image layers to video clip

I have an image sequence in Photoshop CC 2018 and have turned them into a timelapse. I want to change the speed / length of the video but I am unable to. If I change the framerate it increases/...
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Is it possible to set up a Timelapse with a Nikon D90 without and Intervalometer? and how?

I've been trying to figure out how to set up a timelapse and have seen that it might be possible to set up using my computer (Macbook Pro)
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Why are my time-lapses flickering?

On my way on experimenting with time-lapse, I'm facing a flickering of brightness after I stitch the images together and make a video. I understand that if I use Av mode while I'm taking the pictures, ...
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What is the best practice to handle making time lapse in a changing lighting conditions in the morning?

I was trying to make a timelapse of a flower unfurling in the morning. As the time progressed, the sun continued to rise and the ambient light became brighter and brighter, as you can see in the ...
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What camera setup can I use to record a 30 day timelapse? (using what we have in 2020)

Now that most cars are off the roads the skies are super clear I'd like to set up a camera which records from a stationary position for multiple weeks to see if I can capture the difference as cars ...
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Can you shoot a long-term timelapse by just remembering your settings and going back to the same spot?

Time lapses are usually achieved by having a stationary camera and an intervalometer in a fixed position. However a friend of mine challenged me if it's possible to shoot on the same spot without a ...

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