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Milchstraße Zeitraffer Lernvideo – Milky Way Timelapse Tutorial


Welcome to my first tutorial My name is Andreas Köng and I am a landscape timelapse photographer I’ll show you how to create a milky way timelapse Important! Good preparation Search a location with little light pollution Best Place is in the mountains photograph at new moon otherwise the moonlight could lead to overexposure use the app PhotoPills for preparation and Location planning In the planner you can move the timeline with your finger and see where the Milky Way is moving and set the image composition The equipment use a low-noise digital camera we use high ISO and want as little image noise as possible use a fast wide-angle lens I use a Sigma 14mm f/1.8 The Sigma 14mm 1.8 is available for Canon, Nikon and Sony It is the fastest 14mm wide-angle lens on the market Important ! I recommend you a Camera Lens Heater in the night when shoot pictures, moisture may come from below and so the lens can mist up at the front and leads to unsharp pictures I recommend you a Camera Lens Heater you put the heater around the lens connect to a USB Powerbank Now is the lens temperature higher than the outdoor temperature and so the lens no longer mists up you can get the heating in the specialized trade see the products link in the video description to the camera settings i recommend 10 seconds exposure and ISO 6400 use the maximum aperture that would be 1.8 at Sigma Lens you could also extend the exposure and use lower ISO that would extend the interval even with lower ISO, you have also image noise we will remove the image noise in the postproduction Shoot in RAW ! Very Important ! Switch off Noise Reduction in the camera that would delay the camera unnecessarily. also switch off image preview focusing shoot always with manual focus use the autofocus at daylight and set to infinity and switch back to manual focus other possibility to adjust the focus find a bright star in the sky and set focus with the focus magnifier important lock the focus ring for the trigger I recommend a shutter release remote Set 600 images and an interval of 13 seconds We have 10 seconds exposure the 3 second buffer time need the camera for internal processing this is important for continuous recording this is the shutter release from Gunther Wegner I recommend this shutter release, because is a very fast shutter relaese this is important for an efficient time-lapse workflow available at fotichaestli.ch or amazon.com products link in the video description once the camera is set, all you have to do is press start at shutter release Tonight is the Milky Way up here the Galactic Center is visible from 12 o’clock to half past three o’clock at night start the record and enjoy the nature now the postproduction with LRTimelpase and Lightroom Software LRTimelapse Put the all pictures in a folder click to the folder LRTimelapse read the full sequence use the buttons from left to right at the preview window LRTimelpase creates a luminance curve so you can see if all pictures have the same exposure press play to watch the unprocessed sequence Next Step: Create a keyframe We need keyframes for the images we process in Lightroom press save Drag the button named Drag to Lightroom into the Lightroom Library important is that you are in the library Release the mouse button press import now is the sequence in the libary select the first picture go to develop now make the develop set the framing to 16:9 make your accustomed development a little clarity a little vibrance saturation more shadows less highlights and more exposure Go now to the detail a little noise reduction Set not to much noise reduction, otherwise the picture will lose details a little more sharpening amount Go back to libary Select all images importmant ! use not the lightromm sync settings use the LRTimelapse scripts to sync Choice LRTimelapse sync keyframes all pictures are synchronized done Now ! Metadata->Save Metadata to Files lightroom write die settings to the xmp files of images Go back to LRTimelapse press reload Reload will bring your changes into LRTimelapse Go to Visual Previews Click on Visual Previews LRTimelapse will start to render the Preview the Computer needs time to render the preview You’ll get a pink curve that reflects the luminance if it has brightness differences, you can use the Visual Deflicker Press apply LRTimelapse now makes an automatic deflicker done Press Play to watch the processed Preview Go Back to Lightroom Go to Metadata->Read Metadata from Files Lightroom read the settings Export the LRT5 Full-Sequence Importmant! Select the corresponding sequence Go to menu Export choice the requested Resulotion and formats Now i choice 4K JPEG Choice a Folder and press Export Lightroom export the 600 images Go back to LRTimelapse choice the requested Resulotion and codecs Press Render LRTimelapse create a Videofile use the file in cutting program i showed you only a easy worklflow for more information about LRTimelapse visit the YouTube Channel form Gunther Wegner see the link in the video description Now to the Noise Reduction I recommend Neat Video 5 Its one of the best on the market Here is a usage in Premiere Pro Dragging the effect on the video file open the effect window set a frame Generic a Profile set a hook on the Flicker Press Apply Here’s the difference without Noise Reduction and with Neat Video Enjoy the Milky Way! This was my first tutorial Hope you enjoyed For more Information, check the video description Please Subscribe me Thanks for watching

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