It has been over a year since I shot my first timelapse. I became hooked to photography and timelapse from that day. This has been an ongoing project for one year. I created this project to capture the beauty of the Big Island’s landscapes. Mauna Kea is the mountain featured in over 10 clips in [...]
Introduction I have always wanted to create a timelapse of a long exposure. It would be fascinating to see clouds turn into a blur as they move across the sky during a long exposure. I found out a way to fake a long exposure with still images and knew there had to be a way [...]
The Unsharp mask filter is a powerful tool to sharpen photos or to sharpen or extract more detail from clouds and water. Using the technique can make the water or clouds look amazing. It all depends on the photo and your personal preference. For water, it is best to use a low amount [...]
Over the past few months, I have refined my post-processing workflow. Watching and reading tutorials has really improved my workflow. Here are the most valuable things I have learned. Set a goal for the final look Increase contrast to remove vignette Increase vibrance/saturation to adjust white balance Increase exposure when clone stamping Take [...]
Since the time I have gotten my hands on the Revolve motorized camera slider I have never been more serious about shooting timelapses. Motion adds a whole other dimension to a timelapse. The slider has been used with my Sony A6000 and my Alpine Labs Radian motion device. In the Box 36" Camera [...]
This is a reprocessed version of one of my favorite photos from last year. I definitely like this version more because my processing workflow was very different then. Reprocessed version. Old version.
I was looking through the photos that I shot recently and found that I liked two photos of the same scene. The first photo was nicely exposed and had water running through the crack of a rock. The second photo was exposed for the sky and had a wave crashing into the side of [...]
2014 has been a big year for me. I became serious about photography in June and I have seen huge improvements in my photos since then. Taking thee effort to go to great locations and improving my compositions really helped me out. One of the things that helped me out most is studying other [...]