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My Time Lapse Fail

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by dmark1867, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. dmark1867

    Dec 30, 2015
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    So my plan to get a time lapse using the drone didn't work out the way I had hoped.
    For the shot i got it would have been infinitely better just using a camera with a tripod.

    Here is what I got: Top Sail Island Drone Sunrise Time Lapse
    I was hoping to get something closer to this: Sunset at 400 ft Timelapse - DJI Phantom 3 Professional 4K (not my clip btw and sunset instead but you get the idea)
    Although I think with the 2nd clip it is just videos sped up, not multiple photos grouped together.

    A few issues I had:
    High wind speeds as you can see here: HealthyDrones.com - Innovative flight data analysis that matters
    I had sustained winds over 10mph and gusts over 20mph
    So the video is very shaky even after trying to stabalize with software.

    I should have went higher to give it more of a feel of being from a drone
    (of course winds could have been even worse with a higher altitude)

    Would have been nice to shoot raw but I have to wait longer between shots then

    It was cloudier and windier then I would have liked but it was my last day there

    Next time:
    Do when less windy
    Higher Altitude
    Do video and speed it up instead of using photos?

    Any suggestions?