Time lapse videos are incredible beasts, especially when coupled with dynamic angles and camera movement. However, purchasing a motion control rig for creating time lapse movies is not always in everyone’s budget. But creating one typically is! In this detailed and uber-awesome tutorial, the geniuses at Make show us how to build a self-contained, motorized platform for panning your camera throughout a long time lapse sequence…for $150!
While the tutorial relies heavily on some technical know-how, the finished product is absolutely beautiful and functions flawlessly.