timelapse

This adorable birth announcement video combines live action video with a time lapse shot over a 9 month period. In the 2 days since the video was uploaded, it has over 2.4 million views and counting.

Tom Fletcher notes on his YouTube channel that they took photos every day through the 9 months of their pregnancy to create this fantastic three minute multimedia piece. Additionally, Tom wrote and performed the song “Something New” to go along with their presentation of the new addition to the family.

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Triggertrap Mobile

Triggertrap Mobile 2.0 delivers a facelift to the first generation of the smartphone camera triggering app. Like the prior version Triggertrap Mobile 2.0 offers 14 triggering modes for your camera from your iPhone or Android device when you use Triggertrap’s $30 cable. [click to continue…]

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This gorgeous timelapse film was created from footage captured over the course of 2 years around the San Francisco Bay area. Simon Christen spent many mornings on the Marin Headlands capturing scene by scene of what he calls “a love letter to the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area.”

He shot these images with the Canon 7D and Canon 4oD in raw format with exposures generally occurring every 2-10 seconds. Exposure was set in manual mode. On the last shot with the fog engulfing the camera, both the he and camera got pretty well soaked due to all of the moisture from the dense fog.

He uses a sturdy Really Right Stuff tripods for keeping the shots steady and, when necessary, uses software stabilization in After Effects to smooth out some shots.

You can view more of Simon’s work here on his website.

[via John Nack]

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Photography Bay reader Mayeul Akpovi just cranked out another solid timelapse video of Paris. As you may have seen in Part I and Part II, Akpovi produces an incredible sense of motion in his timelapse work.

He uses a variety of gear to accomplish these shots:

Akpovi accomplishes those surreal camera movements not with a large dolly, jib or mechanized slider, but with a simple tripod and some camera shake reduction in post processing. You can get a glimpse of this technique in an earlier behind-the-scenes video below.

You can see more of Akpovi’s work here on his Vimeo account.

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Triggertrap Mobile for iOS and Android devices will now allow wireless triggering functionality via WiFi network. [click to continue…]

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Vello ShutterBoss remotes for most Canon, Nikon and Pentax DSLRs are available for $34.50 right now (normally $52.50).  These remotes serve as interval timers and remote shutter releases, which are essential for timelapse recording on Canon DSLRs.  As a result, these are a cheaper alternative to Canon’s own $130 TC-80N3 remote.

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