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Creating Beautiful Time Lapse Videos - Part 4: Stabilizing

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Published on Jun 25, 2014

Part 4: Stabilizing the Images

Stabilizing the photo sequence is critical to a good time lapse video. There's a lot you can do while shooting to make sure there's no camera shake, but if there is, then you need some help. Manually adjusting 1500 photos isn't fun. In this segment we discuss ways to stabilize the camera and then talk about stabilizing the photos. I use Adobe After Effects but most video applications have a way of stabilizing. Some are better than others and I think After Effects is one of the best.

Time lapse is an amazing form of photography/videography and I'm looking forward to sharing what I've learned over the years. Through the whole series we'll be going through the entire process of how I should time lapse. From setting up the DSLR, to taking the photos, and then on to post production where we'll process the RAW images, stabilize them, and remove any flicker.

I tend to shoot mostly sunrise and sunset time lapse, so I'll be focusing on shots where the lighting is changing. Most tips and tricks will apply to other scenarios, but there's a few that you don't need to worry about if the light is going to change significantly over the course of your shot.

The processing is done in Adobe After Effects and uses Digital Anarchy's Flicker Free plugin for deflickering the video. You can use other software (especially Premiere Pro) but that's what I'm using to demonstrate the problems and solutions.

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