Time-lapse photography used to require expensive and dedicated equipment, but in today's futuristic world, we now have easy access to universal machines like the iPhone, which are pretty much tricorders.
The annular solar eclipse was amazing. It was so much fun watching the sun transform from a thin crescent to a ring and then to a thin crescent going the other direction. I'll be posting up the pictures used to make this video in various resolutions on my photography website over the next few days, all of the way up to the full 16 megapixel ultra-detailed images.
This is a very beautiful video of the recent winter solstice lunar eclipse.
Very cool video by Eurogamer showing the game world's 24 hour period in seconds. If you've only seen screenshots of the game it's hard to grasp just how beautiful the game is in motion.
If you're lucky, your digital camera has a built-in intervalometer that lets you operate the shutter regularly at set intervals over a period of time. Why would you be lucky? Because you can create some very awesome time-lapse videos, like the horribly beautiful eruption of a volcano or vivid star trails in the night sky. You can capture the stunning display of the northern lights or even document the rotting of your favorite fruit.
I woke up at 4:00 am this morning in order to take some video of the last total lunar eclipse visible from North America till 2014. The eclipse was beautiful. It was amazing to watch the shadow of our planet creep slowly across our nearest neighbor. Once the shadow was blocking out most of the light from the sun, the moon was significantly dimmer and the color had changed to a reddish orange. This color is caused by the same effect that makes our sunrises and sunsets so colorful. The light fr...
We've seen 13 days of decomposition... how about 74? More compost nastiness + time-lapse. Previously, 13 Gloriously Disgusting, Maggot Filled Days of Rotting Food.
Time lapse photography is a great tool for documentary filmmaking or just making a fun record of a construction project in your home. This video explains how to turn a series of still photos taken with your DSLR camera and turn them into an HD time lapse sequence. It's a bit technical for beginners, but the process isn't as complicated as it looks.
Light streaks look very cool. Their coolness is practically the reason time-lapse photography exists. This video will teach you how to take light sources in video and create light streaks off of them using Adobe After Effects. Make your nighttime videos look much more spiffy by applying these techniques.
Hello here's a quick time lapsed tutorial on how to draw a realistic rose for beginners.
Curious about contour lines? Learn from a master! This tutorial on contour line techniques is hosted by Ed Beard, an internationally reknown fantasy artist known for his published works in Magic the Gathering and Tolkien. This video takes you step by step through a contour line drawing of a dragon, with a time lapse demonstration along with a narration by Ed Beard.
This is a video tutorial on how to assemble K'Nex quad or ATV vehicle. He gives you the list of different Knex parts you need with quantities. This is a simple assembly, with a time lapse of how to put each piece together.
A tripod keeps your camera steady, which is useful for anyone taking either time lapse shots or using a long exposure. This quick tutorial shows you how to use the small GoPro camera tripod mount to put your digital camera on a tripod.
Way too much to explain here but, here is a quick overview so you can see where I'm headed with this new head. This tutorial video will give you an idea of how to make a camera attachment that will allow you to pan in two axes and take time lapse shots.
Artist Merrill Kazanjian breaks down the process of drawing from a photograph and simplifies it in to three steps. A time lapse demonstration is done at the end. It is a great video to see if you want to impove your portrait drawing skills. This video covers, contour drawing, drawing from observation, crosshatching, tones, breaking drawings in to shapes to simplify the drawing process and drawing the features of the human face. It is an instructional, traditional drawing, video.
Imagine your own time-lapsed footage in a 360 degree pan. You don't need an expensive Hollywood-style pan mount to get this effect. You can easily do this rotating pan mount on the cheap, with something you would never suspect— a kitchen timer.
Many of us would like to draw a cute anime face smiling back at us, on a white sheet of paper. To see how it's done watch this fine art video that will show, how an anime face is drawn and colored.
If you're starting to use your digital SLR for the first time, it can be quite confusing to determine what all its functions mean as well as where to find them and how to use them.
Prevent indoor lighting problems with these great tips. -When a window is behind the object, bring lights closer to object or use a reflector using the light from the window to create a 3 point lighting effect.
Unlike many other video painting tutorials which are time lapse speed painting set to music, these lessons will actually teach you how to make a finished painting. These pieces will be small, simple and easy to follow. You may take bits and pieces of these lessons and apply them to your own work or feel free to follow along and create your own version of this painting. Learn how to paint a landscape painting by watching this instructional painting video.
In this video, The Flowergod demonstrates designing a candle centerpiece for a table at home. The video includes a time-lapse (6 times speed) demonstration of Flowergod actually creating a centerpiece, and lighting the candle afterwards. In this way, you can see how quickly (The video is less than a minute long at 6x speed, so just over 5 minutes) he arranges this centerpiece, as well as how it looks when it is finished. At the end of a video, a website is displayed where you can go to see fu...
The OnePlus One definitely fits the phrase "more bang for your buck," and despite the absence of something like the HTC One M8's Duo Cam or the LG G3's Laser Auto Focus, it still takes a great photo. For normal, everyday pictures, the 13-megapixel camera sensor is great, even if night shots can be a little grainy.
For those of you who are unaware of who Kakashi is, he is a popular character in the media franchise Naruto and is the titular character's teacher.
This is a time lapse version of Flowergod episode 28. In this episode the Flowergod designs a bubble bowl centerpiece for a wedding. The demonstration focuses on color and flower choice as it relates to theme, floral depth and composition, and the overall shape and balance of the piece. Flowergod discusses techniques for arranging and concealing stones while emphasizing the bowl, as well as some general do's and don'ts for any floral arrangement. This centerpiece features white hydrangea, whi...
One way to increase production in tomato plants is pruning. Pruning your tomato plants will decrease the amount of energy needed for leaf production and increase the amount of energy that goes into your tomato, which provides a a larger and better tasting tomato. Trimming off branches that are not used and are not in direct sunlight achieves more efficiency by directing sugars into the fruit and not into the other branches. Watch this time lapse how-to video, follow along with the tips, and s...
Watch this instructional cinematography video to learn a cheap and easy method of creating your own time-lapse footage with a motor controlled hacked clock. This is an excellent way to generate fast forward effects in film (think of the famous scene in Garden State). This is a great effect for filmmakers on a budget to simulate.
Whitestar "Blank" Map. 255x255x255 meter build ready to be used for other ideas. Coming up next, a Skyblock variation and a Wool-Battle version. In 2015 - the spheres will be populated with 4 biomes / themes and assorted redstone gadgets and features for PVP or adventure. Total time for this phase, just under 11 months and 3 weeks. Project started Oct 23 2013. Time-lapse can be viewed at : http://youtu.be/gGwTbZYFDa8
This video describes the proper technique for carving while on skis. The video starts with a time lapse video of riding up a ski lift. The instructor demonstrates how to use the edges of your skis to dig them into the snow so your skis carve into turns. Leaning your knees into the turn will engage the edges with the snow. The instructors goes through several drills and demonstrates how to turn in both directions. By keeping your knees align and your inside ski slightly forward in the turn, yo...
This video demonstrates perspective and how to use it to make your drawings more realistic. In this time lapse video, the pencil drawing slowing completes itself. The artist uses many different vanishing points to create the drawing. The drawing consists of several different rooms, along with several different stair cases. The stair cases lead from a bottom floor, up to a main floor, and then finally on to the top floor. The artist has many other videos on YouTube that demonstrate other drawi...
This time lapse is a bit longer then normal. I draw a battle scene. I did the whole thing out of my head. I should have done a little more preparation but I'm ok with it. somethings like rocks are easy things to draw. And others, like the figure are harder. Drawing sites.
This is a piano rendition of "Gold" by British superstar band Spandau Ballet. "Gold" was a huge hit in the 80`s. Dino 5254 presents a piano solo in this video which visually shows us the melody and chords on the keyboard. Instead of the pulsating electric guitars, drums, vocals and keyboard in the original number, this particular cover version is a slow one with pauses and gentle lapses that go from one section of the melody to the next. Even the jungle drum beat section of the original pop s...
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is a time lapse of me building up layers of illustration marker and color pencil over a pencil drawing.
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episodes from this Revision3 show.
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much faster way to build a foundation for a painting (if you could still call it that).
To punch up the launch of its new podcast, USA Today has created an augmented reality experience to introduce listeners to the story of corruption in Chicago.
Clash of Clans is one of the most successful games ever to come out for Android and iOS. It has been downloaded over 50 million times from Google Play alone, and shows no signs of decline.
With the ever-evolving technology that imbues photography, we are never short of fantastic awe-inspiring shots. Digital cameras can capture things that the naked eye only wishes it could see, like streaking lights, rapid movements, and faraway objects, and it's fairly easy to capture these things if you know the basics.
A little less than a year after announcing "Project Astoria," Microsoft announced Thursday, February 25th, that it will end the "Bridge," which would have brought Android apps to the Windows Store.
Now that you've updated your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to iOS 8, there's a lot of cool new things to explore. If you felt a little overwhelmed from all of the detailed information available in our Coolest Hidden Features of iOS 8 post, then I've got a simple breakdown of all of the new features available with quick links to their walkthroughs and pictures, if available. Watch the short video roundup, or skip below for the list.
If you thought iOS 7 was a drastic change from previous iterations, iOS 8 will certainly continue to rock the boat. From a revamped Control Center to enhanced "Continuity" to ephemeral messaging, Apple's newest mobile operating system will have many of you relearning the "basics."