What is timelapse?

What is time-lapse is a common question which is often asked when people start doing photography.

Time-lapse photography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence/video. Therefore when video is played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then played back at 30 frames per second; the result is an apparent 30 times speed increase. Time-lapse photography can be considered the opposite of high speed photography or slow motion.

Processes that would normally appear subtle to the human eye, like the motion of the sun and stars in the sky, become pronounced and easy to view. Time-lapse is the extreme version of the cinematography technique of undercranking, and can be confused with stop motion animation.

What is time-lapse with movement?

To further enhance time-lapse videos, photographers and videographers add rotational or longitudinal movement to videos.  This has the effect of further engaging the eye, making the content even more engaging.  This is what TurnsPro was made for, to allow you to create more dynamic and cinematic looking videos.

Create a rotating timelapse using TurnsPro