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Create a Time-Lapse Video of a Sunset

Compressing a long event into a few seconds can create a wonderful transition.

You have probably seen a time-lapse video in educational movies, such as the ones that show a rose as it progresses from a bud, to full bloom, to its leaves falling off. This type of imagery can be quite powerful. Unlike film cameras, most digital video cameras do not allow you to change the frame rate at which they capture.

Although the technique somewhat limited, this hack should provide an effect similar to what you can accomplish with a film camera, at a fraction of the cost.

Tip

If your camera has the ability to capture time-lapse sequences, consider yourself lucky. However, you can still experiment using the following information to fine-tune your final sequence.


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