Skip to content

Aerial Timelapse II [13 of 52 Timelapse Project]

As you probably remember, I’ve started this project with a dronelapse – DroneLapse [1 of 52 Timelapse Project]. I wanted to try a different drone timelapse, so here’s one… pretty similar to the first one πŸ˜‰ Below the video you can find some explanation.

This is a shot from my 52 Timelapse Project. You can check out the details of the project or full list of the shots.

Drone timelapses are really popular lately. I wanted to do a real aerial timelapse, with still pictures – even JPGs. Unfortunately, it seems I don’t have luck with dronelapses. My best shots are ‘just’ speeded up video πŸ˜‰

When it comes to aerial timelapses, there is a problem with fast moving cars. I shoot JPGs manually (I push the button manually ;)) with interval about 2 seconds, which is still too fast for fast cars. Of course, it’s not that easy to shoot long exposure with a drone in daylight, so I wanted to add motion blur in post, just like in the winter shot. 2 seconds between pictures was so much time, that there wasn’t enough data (each car moves too far between pictures) for the Pixel Motion Blur effect to work well. And by work well, I mean the satysfying end result πŸ˜‰

Share with me your shots! Join my Facebook group and show us your work: https://www.facebook.com/groups/timelapse.hyperlapse/

Settings

So, in this shot I used Waypoints just like in the previous one. I flew about 7 km/h (4.3 mph). There wasn’t much wind, so Warp Stabilizer did good work with this shot πŸ™‚ Final shot is speeded up about 10 times, it’s equivalent of about 0.5″ interval. Of course I’ve added motion blur in post to make it smoother πŸ˜‰

I hope you don’t mind that it’s not something totaly new this week. This project is about tries and errors, and sometimes it has to be like this πŸ˜‰

Also, I’ve got a small announcement for you: I would probably change the publication day of this project for Wednesday, so maybe you’ll see my another shot in 3 days πŸ˜‰ We will see. See you next week!

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *