With every type of photography, there is involved in-field work that takes a lot of preparation and planning, and then there is post-processing when you are able to take what you’ve shot and complete the edits necessary to bring your images to life.
Editing your time-lapse photography is no different. However, the steps you need to take to create a professional time-lapse sequence are very important. In this class, you’ll learn:
- Editing your sequence in Lightroom
- Using quick steps to mass process your images
- Skills and steps to properly export a time-lapse from Lightroom
- How to work in the motion workspace in Photoshop
- Importing a sequence to video format
- Using Photoshop options to pan and zoom a stationary sequence of images
- How to work with a video timeline
- Exporting your sequence as a video from Photoshop
- Working with videos in Premiere Pro
- How to fix camera shake in Premiere Pro
THE STEPS MATTER
The steps you take to create a time-lapse sequence in Lightroom, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro are very important to follow exactly how we go through them in this class. If you miss a step or click one wrong button, your time-lapse won’t work properly. That’s why we’ve taken the time to go through each and every step, and show you options you can use, when you’re post-processing your time-lapse sequence.
FIXING THE SHAKE
Camera shake while shooting a time-lapse will destroy your sequence. A shaky sequence is completely unusable. It typically happens when you’re shooting with a telephoto lens in windy conditions. However, you don’t have to dump all of your images. You’ll learn how to quickly remove camera shake in Premiere Pro to save your time-lapse sequence.
In addition to the detailed video help you’ll receive in this class, you’ll get a downloadable class guide that was designed to complement the topics you’ll explore so you can take notes as you learn how to edit time-lapse photography.
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