Did you know Time-lapse photography is dated back to 1897?
You can find lots of HD time lapse photography videos online. For example:
The video is not shot using a video camcorder. In stead it is created by arranging sequences of photos taken by a digital camera. By doing so, you actually have the freedom of using a lot of photography techniques and specialized equipment. For example, tilt-shift video is pretty neat.
You can create your own time lapse videos. Basic equipment you need is:
- Digital SLR
- Timer controller
- Computer and software to edit photos and videos
Also if you want to learn about how to make your own time lapse videos using your DSLR, here are some useful resources:
- The Ultimate Guide to Time-Lapse Photography
- The Making of Eclectic 2.0 by Ross Ching
- How I Made a Time Lapse Movie with My DSLR by Darren Rowse
If you don’t have a DSLR, but still like to play with time lapse, you can try using your iPhone.