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Time-Lapse Photography Fundamentals Class…
Time-Lapse Photography Fundamentals Class - Mar 10
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This exciting workshop begins in the Looking Glass classroom on Saturday, March 10th with a lecture from 12:30pm-1:15pm. From there, students will drive to Treasure Island located halfway across the Bay Bridge for a field shooting session (to begin at approximately 2:00 pm) for one hour or so. Then students will head back to the Looking Glass classroom for a presentation that covers post production workflow for time-lapse using Adobe After Effects 2017 to render a video from hundreds of stills. Students will use their own laptops and their own software (Adobe After Effects 2017) to create stunning HD videos. Workshop should end no later than 5:45pm. The class is limited to 10 students to assure a good experience with a personalized experience.
Preparation and Requirements for the Class:
This class requires that you have and bring along a fully charged DSLR or interchangeable lens camera that has manual exposure settings and can shoot RAW files.
have a basic knowledge of their camera’s operation. This is not a class for learning your camera’s menu system.
Your DSLR must have a built in interval timer shooting setting or have compatible remote or intervalometer.
Tripod with adjustable ball head.
Please note (cameras, lenses and tripods can be rented at Looking Glass Photo) Please call ahead for availability. 510-548-6888.
Students Must Bring:
Laptop computer with Adobe After Effects installed: http://www.adobe.com/products/aftereffects.html. You’ll also need adequate memory space to download several hundred new images and to use Adobe After Effects software.
Recommended that you have a 64 GB memory card or larger to capture several hundred RAW images.
Memory card reader.
External hard drive if possible.
This workshop is best described as a crash-course introduction to time-lapse photography. The classroom presentation will cover post-production workflow using Adobe After Effects 2017 to render a video from hundreds of stills. Hyper-lapse and astro-time-lapse techniques will also be covered.
The field session will include hands-on landscape time-lapse techniques including compositions, the use of remotes and intervalometers, as well as DSLR camera settings such as the correct apertures, ISOs, shutter speeds and white balances needed to capture stunning time-lapses at sunrise, sunset and even at night.
The class will also teach students how to render hundreds of Raw still photos into HD videos.
Students will need to drive themselves to Treasure Island, and can certainly choose to carpool with one another during the class. Bridge toll is not included in class price.
We recommend that you wear layers (as it can be quite chilly if windy on Treasure Island), as well as shoes that are good for walking.
Students should bring a notebook to the lecture, as well as a snack, water, and a sense of adventure for the field shoot. We recommend that you wear layers (as it can be quite chilly if windy on Treasure Island), as well as shoes that are good for walking.
Example time-lapse video from the instructor:
About the Instructor:
Award-winning photographer Tony Rowell will share his vast knowledge of Cinematography. Rowell’s astro time-lapse videos have been featured on the National Geographic Channel, History, CNN, ABC, CBS and The Weather Channel. Tony’s HD time-lapse was featured in the 2013 BBC film “Walking with Dinosaurs” Distributed by 20TH Century Fox. Tony is the son of renowned photographer and mountaineer Galen Rowell.
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