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Learn how to use Adobe Bridge and After Effects to assemble time-lapse shots. This tutorial is the first in a series, and focusses on getting started (more advanced techniques to come). For more on time-lapse, be sure to visit www.3exposure.com.

Want to know how Rich put’s together time-lapse shots in a way that’s both quick and powerful? Learn the essentials when working with Adobe Bridge to browse and order time-lapse shots. You’ll then see how to assemble and color correct the footage. You’ll even learn automatic ways to smooth contrast and add movement to your shots.

There’s many more advanced techniques to learn, but this is a great place to start.

You can download a free trial of Adobe After Effects here http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=after_effects

The demo shot
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Shot from a floating platform (aka a boat).

Two second interval…. processed with After Effects