Time-lapse photography and video is generally pretty simple. Set up a camera, plug in the intervalometer, adjust a few settings and start that shutter releasing, right? Alternatively, video time-lapse can be as simple as shooting a long clip and speeding it up.
Well, some people go a bit further than these simple techniques and create something that pretty much redefines the genre.
Today Nikon announced the D750, a compact full frame DSLR, as well as the SB-500 Speedlight and AF-S NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED Lens. Representing a leap forward in Nikon compact DSLR technology, the D750 is Nikon’s first FX-format D-SLR with a tilting 3.2” tilting Vari-Angle LCD.
Blocking and movement play a pivotal (literally, at times) role in the art of storytelling. Whether the camera does the moving or the on screen talent does, crafting a scene can be true art, and some are better than others at it.
Benro has released a duo of video tripods designed to avoid the carousel, calling the Aero 2 and Aero 4 the “world’s smallest video tripods”. With folded lengths of 18.3” and 21.7”, they might just be right.
Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is a digital still camera with an integrated zoom lens, and a decent one, but at $1,300 it’s tough not to consider the NEX or alpha series cameras. Sony’s fancy mirrorless and DSLR cameras certainly offer bang for the buck.