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The Making of The Perfect Timelapse: Green Bowl Bali - Undiscovered Gilfillan
Well, here it is, my first ever Timelapse and I decided to create a series of Timelapses to find that Perfect one where everything should be, well, “perfect” hopefully! Doing and shooting this timelapse was a spur of the moment thing and I decided that Green Bowl beach in Bali would suit the moment. Firstly I used my Sony a6000 with 16-50mm kit lens all the way opened to 16mm, ISO100, f8 and a shutter speed of 1sec at the beginning and ended up on 1/160sec for the last few shots with the Timelapse app which is an added extra from the Sony store at $9.99 here. Now with all the mistakes I made as it was quite apparent even while I was there shooting it and doing it. The settings on the app: 16:9, RAW with a 2 second Interval between shots. The 2 sec interval was way too short between each photo, I could have easily set the interval to at least 5 seconds which I will try out next time. The 2 second interval created the biggest problem I had. Not having enough memory space on the 32Gb, yip I ran out of space before the sun was out completely. As you can see with the very last bit of the timelapse, the sun is suddenly higher!? I had to go back and delete some of the first photo’s in order to get some shots of the sun showing itself completely. Note to self: Ensure the memory card is …