Time Lapse Photography
A few years back I had a brief flirtation with time lapse photography.
There is a free download that is, essentially, a hack for Canon cameras.
Magic Lantern is a free software add-on that runs from the SD/CF card and adds a host of new features to Canon EOS cameras that weren’t included from the factory by Canon.
I have a wonderful little Canon S95, a wee pocket sized point and shoot that is terrific and Magic Lantern works quite well on it as well as it’s big DSLR brothers.
I was noodling around with the S95 one afternoon and way off on the horizon I noticed rain falling.
I put the S95 on a tripod and propped it up in my window. The window opened wide and there was no screen in the way, just open air.
I had some errands to run and went out shortly after.
To be honest I completely forgot about it until I arrived back home.
Time lapse is ,essentially, a series of still photos that are taken a few seconds apart, and then organized into a single ‘movie file’.
I was delighted with the result of this one.
The rain literally blew in and passed directly overhead…
A really nice surprise.