How to shoot a Time Lapse video with motorized camera slider?

THE Sevenoak SK-MTS100 is a motorized Camera slider designed for creating dynamic video and time lapse photography sequences with fluid and precise motorized slides. It works with most DSLR, mirrorless and digital cinema cameras with the included shutter release cables.

  First, the pre-preparation

  First of all, we have to choose a shooting equipment. For the moment, most of the camera-equipped devices such as DSLRs, camcorders, sports DVs and mobile phones can meet the needs of our shooting time-lapse photography (some products have a built-in Time Lapse function, which is not available, like a mobile phone, App to solve). In short, the choice of shooting equipment is very broad, as long as the external conditions of your device can be achieved by interval shooting, this hard condition can be. Preparation of shooting equipment (camera slider, tripod, camera)

  Then, is the relevant shooting attachment. If you plan to shoot a fixed Time Lapse lens, then you need to prepare a stable tripod, if it is shooting a small range of movement Time Lapse, then you may want to prepare a guide rail with timed movement; if you are shooting a wide range Of the movement Time Lapse, then you may also need to be prepared according to the situation a few carts ah, ah what the best ruler.

  Second, shooting production

  Nikon D7200 machine can be directly generated within the Time Lapse video, you can also use the photo interval shooting, post-synthesis

  After we have these hardware devices ready, we can officially enter the shooting session.

  From the means of realization, there are currently two main ways, one is the device itself can automatically generate Time Lapseed video machine, the other is the need to shoot interval photos, and then through the post-synthesis software. The first way is simpler to create, and the second is more liberal late. Nikon D7200 in the following cases, Nikon D7200 fully functional in time-lapse shooting, in addition to the machine itself can automatically generate full HD Time Lapse video, you can also use the interval photo shooting capabilities, making higher resolution video. In order to make you fully understand, the following two ways are involved, you can choose according to their own actual situation.

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  1, fixed Time Lapse early shooting

  Adjust the interval in the menu and start recording.

  In this session, let's try the method of generating the full Time Lapse video camera directly in the machine. We fixed the camera on the tripod, adjust the fixed exposure parameters, focal length, frame ratio, adjust the interval shooting time, and then press the shutter so hard.

  Fixed Time Lapse video (after the shooting is completed, the camera automatically generated video copy out)

  After shooting, the camera has a complete Time Lapse video. The machine automatically generates Time Lapseed video is relatively simple, does not require special treatment later, we only need to repeat the above steps, shooting different lenses can be used as a post-editing.

  Sevenoak Motorized Camera Slider SK-MTS100

  THE Sevenoak SK-MTS100 is a motorized Camera slider designed for creating dynamic video and time lapse photography sequences with fluid and precise motorized slides. It works with most DSLR, mirrorless and digital cinema cameras with the included shutter release cables.

  Sevenoak SK-MTS100 comes with a remote controller which is connected with the motorized slider via Bluetooth. And it also comes with a dedicated Application which can be download from Apple Store and can be used to control the movements and time lapse photos.

  •   Overall Size: 126*26*19cm
  •   Working distance: 80cm
  •   Horizontal max load capacity: 10kg
  •   Vertical max load capacity: 4kg
  •   Power supply: 12V
  •   Working temperature: -200-600C
  •   Power supply: 12V/5A AC adapter or power pack which

  2, a small range of mobile Time Lapse shooting

  In this section we use the photo interval method, first of all, still need to adjust the camera fixed exposure parameters, focal length, frame ratio, as well as the most important interval time.

  The camera is fixed on the camera slider rail (a small range of mobile prospects for reference, exercise effect is obvious)

  Then, the camera fixed on the Time Lapse camera slider, set the camera slider speed (professional Time Lapse camera slider support interval time movement), then you can shoot formally.

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