Recording a GoPro timelapse using in built timelapse mode
Traditionally, timelapse was done by taking a series of photos and stitching the footage together. There is an in built function in a GoPro Hero 4 which you can set the interval between photos and once complete the GoPro will automatically stitch the photos into a video.
Here are some of the camera icons you will need to know about:
Available interval options are: 0.5 (default), 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, and 60 seconds.
Available resolutions are: 2.7K – 4:3 aspect ratio, and 4K (default) – 16:9 aspect ratio.
A. Configure your camera’s Time Lapse Video options:
- With the camera on, in VIDEO mode, press the SETTINGS/TAG button on the side of the camera.
- Press the top SHUTTER button once, to cycle from VIDEO to T LAPSE VID.
- Press the front MODE button once to highlight the INTERVAL SETTING. By pressing the top SHUTTER button you can alter the interval at which the camera will capture a frame (see above for available interval options).
- Once an interval is chosen, press the front MODE button to highlight the RESOLUTION SETTING. By pressing the top SHUTTER button you can alter the resolution a