Time-Lapse Photography With Drew Geraci

Time-Lapse Photography With Drew Geraci

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Time-Lapse Photography is a technique used to compile a large collection of still images into individual frames of a video. When sequenced effectively, the video gives the appearance of time passing faster than reality, thus lapsing time. Breathtaking time-lapses are often seen in television and movies, and while they may appear complicated, they’re not impossible to create.

In this tutorial, renowned time-lapse photographer, Drew Geraci, covers everything you need to start creating incredible time-lapses of your own. Travel with Drew to 4 unique locations while he shares his knowledge and expertise to help you become a better time-lapse photographer.

You’ll learn about:
✔️ Essential Gear & Accessories
✔️ Location Scouting for Time-Lapse
✔️ Composition Selection
✔️ Detailed Camera Settings & Functions
✔️ Exporting & Processing Workflow
✔️ Editing & Post-Production
✔️ Building A Business with Time-Lapses

Drew will walk you through step by step how to compose, capture and edit each image to create interesting time-lapses that are beautiful and masterful to watch. Discover comprehensive techniques for an evening time-lapse, rooftop time-lapse, day to night composite, live action composite and motion control composite. When you understand tips like reducing flicker, you'll instantly take your time-lapses from amateur to professional.

Learn how to create visually dynamic time-lapses: compose, capture and edit with Drew Geraci's Time-Lapse Photography.

This 2.5 hour intermediate tutorial uses the software: Lightroom, After Effects, and LRTimelapse.

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Time-Lapse Photography With Drew Geraci
  • After Effects Assembly

    Episode 1

    Using one of the rooftop time-lapse angles, learn how to composite 2 different time-lapses to create a convincing day to night time-lapse transition.

  • Flicker Removal

    Episode 2

    With the day to night effect achieved, analyze the time-lapse sequence for flickering. Using a powerful plugin for After-Effects learn how to completely eliminate unwanted, but often unavoidable environmental lighting that can cause flickering within your time-lapse sequence.

  • Dynamic Movement

    Episode 3

    An essential ingredient to successful and dynamic time-lapse photography is movement. In this section, learn how to generate a camera move in post-production using Adobe After Effects. Utilize After Effect’s Camera system to create a virtual move with complete creative control over your composition.

  • LR Timelapse Prep

    Episode 4

    Build on your Day to Night time-lapse transition skills by leveraging the power of LR Timelapse in conjunction with Lightroom. Learn how to adjust and correct white balance and exposure over time to achieve consistency and a higher quality transition.

  • Lightroom Adjustments

    Episode 5

    Import your images into Lightroom from LR Time lapse and learn how to manipulate select keyframes as the exposure shifts from day-to-night. Manipulate exposure and color that can then be interpolated across all of your time-lapse exposures for a smooth, speedy, and efficient workflow with highly ...

  • LR Timelapse Keyframing

    Episode 6

    After making keyframe Lightroom adjustments, complete a roundtrip process by returning to LR Time-lapse to finish the image preparation for assembly in after effects. Apply exposure ramping to create smooth lighting adjustment and transition across the time-lapse exposure. And utilize the native ...

  • After Effects Assembly

    Episode 7

    Assemble your day to night transition time-lapse using Adobe After Effects. Learn to scale and reposition 8K content into a 4K composition.