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Gimbal on a Slider – Motion Control Holy Grail [7th of 52 Timelapse Project]

3 axis motion control timelapse shots can be really beautiful, however not everyone can afford expensive dedicated gear. This week I decided to combine motorized slider movement with a 3 axis gimbal with a timelapse feature. Detailed tutorial about shooting timelapse shots with a gimbal you can find in this…

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3 Axis Gimbal – Timelapse Feature [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

Some time ago I’ve made an article about using scripts for timelapse purposes with an Alexmos controller based 3 axis stabilizer. Thanks to that article I was told about new features of the beta firmware. Finally, there is a proper timelapse function. Not perfect, but I really like that, way…

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Candles – Motion Controlled Timelapse [2 of 52 Timelapse Project]

This is a second shot from my 52 Timelapse Project. You can check out the details of the project or full list of the shots. The second week of 2017 was all about candles for me 😉 I was finilizing the Alternative Gimbal Uses article for a long time. Now,…

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Alternative Gimbal Uses – Alexmos Scripting for Timelapse

3 axis gyroscope stabilizers have changed the film industry. Now there are plenty of them on the market, some for a reasonable price – so it’s a solution available for almost every filmmaker. Personally, I love my gimbal and I think it was one of my best purchases. There are…

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2 Axis Camera Movement on a budget – Timelapse & Stop-motion

To add an interesting movement to your shot you don’t need super expensive motorized gear. I’ll show you how I accomplish slide-pan movement (sometimes slide-pan-tilt) without using a motorized head or even a motorized slider. You own a 3 axis Alexmos stabilizer and you want to add extra movement to…

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