My interest in timelapse is what brought me to this forum as the Merlin has the potential to do both panoramic and panning timelapse. The Timelord software is interesting in that it allows for multiple exposures for HDR. Unfortunately is it only compatible with Nikon and I have invested in an Olympus SLR system.
I would like to see:
Compatibility w/all SLR brands
Capability to take multiple exposure settings
Easy to define panning path (both vertical and horizonal)
Platform independent (personally prefer Mac)
Here is some inspiration:
fma38 wrote:The first implementation of timelapse in Papywizard will be simple, and won't allow to make panoramic timelapse.
Do you have ideas for the GUI of the panning part? How do you want to define all positions? Do you need to shoot while moving?
loddie wrote:Yes, traveling along a path. You can see it in the video link I provided.
Software isn't necessary with the telescope mounts such as the Meade DS-2114ATS-TC Tripod. The motion of the mount can be control with the tethered hand-held controller. A time lapse remote shutter release is used for camera control, such as this one (I have same one with a different termination for the Olympus E-1):
[url]MC-O1 Timer Remote Shutter For OLYMPUS E510 36-430[/url]
The photos can be easily assembled with Quicktime Pro ($29 USD) into a movie format.
Yes, time lapse uses a lot of shutter actuations. However, the micro 4/3s format will allow me to use Zuiko lens on a camera body that will not have a mechanical shutter. So hopefully m4/3s will deliver increased shutter actuations.
loddie wrote:Klaus, yes it could be accomplised in post-processing. However, would you have to have a much larger image to crop from. Memory can be a problem with longer time lapses.
fma38 wrote:loddie wrote:Klaus, yes it could be accomplised in post-processing. However, would you have to have a much larger image to crop from. Memory can be a problem with longer time lapses.
And the point of view changes with a travelling; it can be important if you have a first plan very close...
klausesser wrote:Regarding the fact that evey frame shot with a dslr has tons of redundant resolution compared to ehatÂ´s need for a movie in nstandard resolution i would prefer to do it in a movie/video-editor afterwards using a "rostrum camera" - famous as "Ken Burns" effect.
klausesser wrote:I guess it would be very comlicated to edit the move in PW - using editable Bezier-curves. Without editable Beziers the moves would be very un-smooth.
klausesser wrote:At least in my opinion as an ex-cameraman . .
fma38 wrote:And the point of view changes with a travelling; it can be important if you have a first plan very close...
fma38 wrote:What do you think about?
Paul wrote:a nice timelapse sample: rotating ships
jeremyp wrote:Paul wrote:a nice timelapse sample: rotating ships
Tilt-shift + time lapse = miniature Sydney
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