‘Timelapse Tips, Tricks, and Tools’ by Matt Hibbard

July 22, 2014

by Matt Hibbard, PremiumBeat

These easy to follow timelapse tips will get you on your way to shooting breathtaking, eye-grabbing footage.

With the explosion of DSLR cameras over the last few years, timelapse has seen a surge in popularity and accessibility. When executed with skill and a healthy dose of patience, timelapse video can be an incredible way to bring visual interest to your projects.

How do I create a timelapse video?

Practically speaking, there are two different ways to shoot timelapse – either with a DSLR camera or video camera. In this post, we’ll explore tips and techniques for shooting with both. First, let’s take a look at a great timelapse example from pro timelapser Randy Halverson:


What equipment will I need to bring?

There are some obvious pieces of gear that you’ll need for timelapse projects.

  • Tripod/stable mounting surface
  • Intervalometers (DSLRs) or time controller device (remote control)
  • Extra memory cards
  • Extra batteries (or A/C power)

Read much more ‘Timelapse Tips, Tricks, and Tools’ by Matt Hibbard.



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