“The sound of your shutter clicking is annoying the people around you.”
- “I know, I don’t care at the moment, I’m shooting some crazy unique footage!”
Matthew was a lucky man to be in the right place at the right time to capture this – and even if some were annoyed, I think it is worth sharing.
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Read more about this adventure below and the complete story on Matthew’s site.
World’s First Sunset Hyperlapse
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Last week I was lucky enough to shoot the world’s first sunset hyperlapse sequence from an airplane, here’s how I did it.
Let me start off by saying that cinema-productions have been shooting similar looking footage for years, the difference here however is that I shot this footage using the hyperlapse technique that’s been making the rounds on the internet for the past two years or so.
A hyperlapse is a special photography technique where you take a series of photos with similar framing while physically moving inbetween every shot. After stabilizing the footage with special software, you (quite literally in this case) create a flight through time and space. Because you’re shooting at a slower framerate than the usual 24/25/30 frames per second, the rendered video will show the world in fastforward.
Another advantage: as I’m shooting stills (not video), I’m able to create Ultra High Definition video files, with resolutions greater than 5K.
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What do you think?
Have you ever been lucky enough to shoot something amazing from an airplane? I actually got some cool shots of the St. Louis Arch from a plane once… they sell on shutterstock.com now!
Tell me your story of great shots (and heck, go ahead and link to them) in the comments below!
(cover photo credit: snap from the video)
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