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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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31. KITCHEN TIMER TIMELAPSE HEAD

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TIMELAPSE SEQUENCES ARE a neat way to tell stories with your photography. The general premise for timelapse is to set your camera to take a photograph every few seconds for a long period of time. After the sequence of images is finished, you splice them together in specialized software to form a short movie clip. Common timelapse subjects include clouds moving across the sky or city traffic moving through stoplights.

An easy way to step up your timelapse game is to include camera motion into the timelapse. For this project, I’ll show you how to rotate a camera with a simple kitchen timer. Like for most projects ...

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