can anyone suggest the best snap rate for time lapse?
I`m using a camcorder that allows 3 seconds or 10 seconds, i wanted to film high on an angle and do a tilt shift video, would I use shooting of one frame per 3 seconds or per 10 seconds?
i`d be filming for 7 hours.
What is the subject matter?
I have done several Time-Lapse Videos, but use an intervelometer on a still camera, and adjust that, depending on the subject, and its movement.
Then, I adjust the Still Duration in Edit>Preferences to somewhere between 3 - 5 Frames, again, depending on the subject, and assemble in Premiere.
Good luck, and let us know a bit more, please.
It is good that you are checking things out before hand. I would test, on a similar subject, if possible.
I have never shot Time-Lapse on a video camera with built-in intervelometer, so have no tips to add there. You know more about that, than I do. With still cameras, and still images, I usually adjust the frequency for both the subject, and the "look" that I am after. Say with clouds streaking across the sky, I have used about 1 Frame per 5 sec., but have also gone with a longer frequency, up to about 1 Frame per 30 sec.
Good luck, and please share your settings, when your testing is done. Also, travel safely.
I was also going to experiment with time lapse on the video recording every 3 or 10 frames or 1 per 30 like yourself, good advice "I usually adjust the frequency for both the subject, and the "look" that I am after."..
I`d definitely want different frame capture rates say shooting clouds across the sky versus boat racing or formula 1 or a 100 metre sprint, (1 per 30 seconds I might as well not show up).
I`m also going to be trialling a Nikon DSLR , here`s a good video on shooting time lapse.
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