Learning to edit and shoot with time-lapse

Time-lapse is a method in which continuous movement or steady phenomenal events are recorded in a few seconds that usually take days, months or even years to shoot. The time-lapse effects are remarkably beautiful, you need to understand the basics of editing a time-lapse before getting into editing effects.



Advanced Timelapse Videography Techniques


If you’re a videographer, time-lapse is one of the coolest ways to start creating unique and captivating content. Whether you're a beginner or an expert time-lapse control motion control system makes the work easier.

While static timelapse are still great, adding a smooth motion control system to a time-lapse video can bring it to the next level. It can make your video seem professional and increase your views.

The following information will help you understand more about motion in timelapse :

  • Rotation 

 Rotation is a relatively affordable form of motion control, especially when you consider how much it can bring to your video.

Rotating the camera throughout the entire scene adds an extra layer of detail that simply cannot be recreated using any other technique.

We highly recommend using the MOVO MTP-11 Motorized Timelapse Tripod, as it is portable, rechargeable, and easy to handle.



  • Tilting, Sliding 

Tilting and sliding are both ways to move a camera during a timelapse. The major difference is that tilting involves moving the camera in just one direction while sliding involves bringing the camera up, down, left, or right. 


The Holy Grail timelapse technique

A timelapse video is an amazing way to document your stunning shots, but it's not always obvious how to get the holy grail effect for sunrises and sunsets. The Holy Grail timelapse technique is a golden crown and can be hard to achieve. In this article, we'll guide you to edit & shoot holy grail effects like a pro.



As the ambient light changes, so should your exposure settings. By following the above given steps you can now get the best holy grail effect for sunrises and sunsets in your timelapse.

Add an immersive effect to your timelapse

Now that the horizon is straightened, we are ready to take advantage of the 220° horizontal field of view of our panoramic timelapse video! Indeed, you may have noticed that this type of static video can sometimes lack dynamism.

But, thanks to the panoramic field of view of a camera like Tikee and its high resolution native, it is possible to crop the video and create a real feeling of immersion.


Time slice : how to reinvent time-lapse ?

A slice-shaped image that reveals a different time of the day… This is a time slice. A photo technique that could be compared to a “static” time lapse.


What you need to know about cinemagraph

How about learning how to make a cinemagraph? Many effects can be applied to photos and/or videos, timelapse videos and others, but only few can give a different dimension to your image.


Detailing about Timelapse on festival occasions

Time-lapse photography is a technique that involves capturing the change of an image at a high frequency, then playing it back in slow motion. Now, we will teach you how to make time-lapse on festival events and in musical events!

As discussed in above paragraphs, time-lapse is used to deliver a video made from a series of shots. Hence, you can create time-lapse effects of festival events and produce nice video content.

By employing a time-lapse technique, and augmenting it with hyperlapse techniques, you can craft a more engaging storyline that can be presented to the public through various forms of distribution.

The goal is to deliver a narrative that enhances the excitement and dynamism of the activities as they are experienced over a week-long festival-like Burning Man.

You can try to use the tilt-shift effect, fuses real-life with miniature models by using a shallow depth of field and defocusing the rest of the image.

Tilt effect and hyperlapse are one of the best effects to add to your time-lapse content, you should give it a try.