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Choosing the Right Record Format for Timelapse Photography
Essential Equipment for Timelapse Photography
What to Capture for Timelapse Photography
What is Timelapse Photography?
Finding and Hiring Video Production Team Members
Upcoming Timelapse Workshop in Las Vegas
Reflected Beauty
Timelapsing Car Streaks at Night
Getting Taped Up
4K. What’s all the Hubub, Bub?
Cucoloris for Shadowed Texture
No Sippy Cups here, just Baby Plates

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What is Timelapse Photography?

This is part 1 of a series on timelapse photography. Time-lapse photography is the closest thing to how you shoot as a still photographer.  It’s essentially clicking a shutter and making a single image, over and over again…potentially thousands of times sequentially.

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Upcoming Timelapse Workshop in Las Vegas

Would you like to make some great photos of the night sky?  Join Ron Risman and me in Las Vega, NV for a timelapse workshop.  The event is being held in conjunction with this year’s NAB conference. This is a chance to

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Reflected Beauty

When shooting a portrait or head shot outdoors or inside a studio, I always use a reflector or bounce card to add some sparkle to the subject. This is Emily, I first shot her without any reflected light indoors in

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Timelapsing Car Streaks at Night

Timelapses are really cool ways to show time progression and I love to create one or two in every city I travel to. Over the summer, I had a short stay at the Westin Buckhead in Atlanta and shot a really cool timelapse of car streaks outside the hotel. It didn’t take long and was a lot of fun to produce.

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Getting Taped Up

Here’s a great tip I got from watching some grips quickly change gels on some frames. In the past, when you removed an old gel or diffusion material you always had the mess of the sticky material. Either the 2-sided

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4K. What’s all the Hubub, Bub?

Over the last eighteen months, Panasonic, Sony, GoPro, Canon and Apple have brought new 4K cameras to market. With this in mind, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Let’s see if we can shed some light on that issue.

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Cucoloris for Shadowed Texture

So often someone will take the time to light the talent to look great but forget to light the background and give the image some depth: One method is to use a Cucoloris. Some will refer to it a s

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No Sippy Cups here, just Baby Plates

Some of the most used tools on a Hollywood set are C-Stands and Apple Boxes. Then there are these little babies, Baby Plates. What is a Baby Plate you ask? It’s a 5/8 stud, about 3″ tall, welded onto a

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Scrim for Lighting Detail

Its a beautiful sunny day, you’re shooting indoors looking out to a sliding glass door or window and its brighter outside than on your set. Your talent is moving so HDR is not an option. You really don’t want a

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Canon announces the EOS R3 mirrorless camera

Building on the success of the EOS R camera series, Canon has announced the next leap forward in full-frame mirrorless cameras — the professional-grade Canon EOS R3. The new camera leverages the advancements in technology that Canon has developed since

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Understanding contrast: Going beyond light and dark

When photographers speak of contrast, the first thing that comes to mind is the contrast adjustment slider on Lightroom or other editing software. It represents the relationship between light and dark in our images. However, contrast actually applies to a

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Nikon unveils ultracompact 40mm f/2 prime for Z mount

Overnight, Nikon announced the new NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2, a compact yet capable FX-format prime lens that provides fantastic image quality, fast aperture, a practical field of view and extraordinary bokeh for everyday image and video capture. Affordable, portable and

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