The Basics of Time laps

Date: 2013-05-02

Ever wondered how to take stunning time laps videos? ​

Vincent Laforet does a 4 video series where he covers everything from camera equipment to the assembling and exporting of the final video. Travel with him to the canyons of Utah and the Las Vegas Strip. Learn how to make your own amazing time lapse movies.



Vincent Laforet

Vincent, a three-time winner at the prestigious 2010 Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, is a director and Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer who is known for his forward-thinking approach to image-making and storytelling. In addition to having been commissioned by just about every important international publication—including Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, and Life—Vincent is considered a pioneer both for his innovative tilt-shift and aerial photography and in the field of HD-capable DSLR cameras. In fact, his short film Reverie, the first 1080p video shot with a still camera, was seen by more than 2 million times on the first week of its release in 2009. Vincent is a member of the Director’s Guild of America and a DP with Local 600. Read more about him here


Canon Digital Learning Center

Canon`s learning center is a great place where you as a photographer can learn great stuff. Everything is teached by amazing professional photographers, and the content is always 100% quality. Now Canon and Vincent brings to you the very basic, but oh so important information, about Time Laps photography. It is a video series of 4, and when you are done looking at these instructional videos, you will be so inspired, you will probably be out shooting your first time laps today already. The first video is shown below, but click HERE to see all 4 episodes.

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