Category Archives: Timelapse

Shooting a summer sunset timelapse of Putney Bridge and the river Thames

I have been experimenting with timelapse photography for a while now, with varying degrees of success. However, the one thing that I have never tried has been recording a transition from day to night. The significant technical challenges in successfully recording scenes from bright daylight to starlight has resulted in this shot being termed (perhaps […]

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Filming the 2013 Boat Race timelapse

I had a great opportunity to film the start of the University Boat Race in Putney a couple of weeks ago. The resulting timelapse video can be seen on Youtube, or embedded above, but I just wanted to fill you in on how the video was put together. Before reading on, if you want to […]

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Creating a timestamp in timelapse movies from Lightroom

This mini-tutorial is really just about how to add a custom text field to an image in the Slideshow feature of Lightroom, so that an exported video contains a ‘digital clock’ showing the elapsed time. What I often like to do for some of my timelapse movies is to add a timestamp to each image, […]

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