Three Methods To Win The Holy Grail Of Time Lapse – Day to Night Time-Lapses

Jun 17, 2013

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

Three Methods To Win The Holy Grail Of Time Lapse – Day to Night Time-Lapses

Jun 17, 2013

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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Shooting a time lapse is quite a challenge. Shooting a good time lapse with changing lighting conditions adds complexity. The challenge is how to keep the time lapse both correctly exposed and smooth looking.

How To Win The Holy Grail Of Time Lapse - Day to Night Time-Lapses

Preston Kanak has a detailed piece (with a matching video) on the three ways to win the day to night holy grail:

There are three different ways to approach day to night time-lapses which include:

  1. Shoot in APERTURE PRIORITY and de-flicker in post.
  2. Shoot at least one shot during the day and one at night and then BLEND IN POST.
  3. RAMP YOUR EXPOSURE / ISO

This is an hour long video, but it is packed with information and definitely worth the time

Visit the original post for more details, a full breakdown and printable Quick Start Guides. (this is what a Quick guide looks like – for the blend in post method. It is pretty useful to keep in your back pocket to make sure you don’t forget anything during show time).

How To Win The Holy Grail Of Time Lapse - Day to Night Time-Lapses

If you think this is good stuff, make sure to visit the original post, it is packed with useful info

[The Raw Time-lapse Tutorial: How To Shoot Day To Night Time-lapses via philip bloom]

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Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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