DSLR Camera Essentials: Film & Edit Stunning Timelapse Videos

Drew Geraci, Photographer/Videographer

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15 Videos (1h 10m)
    • Introduction

      1:58
    • Why Timelapse?

      9:20
    • Equipment

      2:28
    • Scouting and Storyboarding

      4:20
    • Basic Setup

      2:57
    • Advanced Setup

      4:14
    • Shooting a Stationary Timelapse

      7:00
    • Shooting a Motion Controlled Timelapse

      7:21
    • Stationary Timelapse: Part I - Lightroom

      7:48
    • Stationary Timelapse: Part II - After Effects

      10:41
    • Motion-Controlled Timelapse

      10:45
    • Final Thoughts

      0:18
    • Bonus: NYC Skillshare Timelapse #1

      0:16
    • Bonus: NYC Skillshare Timelapse #2

      0:16
    • Explore Photo Classes on Skillshare

      0:36
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About This Class

Take your filmmaking to a whole new level by mastering timelapse videography with award-winning videographer Drew Geraci! In this one-hour class, you'll go behind-the-scenes with Drew as he reveals tips, tricks, and his full process for creating an amazing timelapse. Bite-sized lessons cover:

  • Equipment selection and intervalometer essentials
  • Scouting and storyboarding for narrative flow
  • On-location setup and shooting for 2 timelapse styles (stationary and motion-controlled)
  • Editing in Adobe Lightroom and After Effects

Mastering timelapse will unlock so many skills for your storytelling — bending time, transitioning scenes, setting pace, and more — and this class is the perfect opportunity to dive in, shoot your city, and master this core skill.

   

Note: While this class is open to all skill levels, it's recommended that students have a basic working knowledge of their DSLR camera.

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Very thought out tutorials and easy to apply instructions. Thought camera settings screen shots when taking photo's would have been nice.
Easy to follow, confident and well spoken host, great shots! I would definitely recommend this course! Thanks, Drew

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Drew Geraci

Photographer/Videographer

Drew Geraci, is a passionate and award-winning photographer/videographer who has been in the media industry for nearly 15 years. He specializes in motion time-lapse photography, video production, and motion graphics.

His credits include the opening sequence time-lapse shots to Netflix's House of Cards, NFL Super Bowl 47,48 & 49 time-lapse intros, 2013 NFL Draft intro time-lapse shots, Corona Extra "Luna Corona" promo, PBS's Frontline, HBO Documentaries, and many other commercial produc...

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