So you have decided to go with some Timelapse on your production, what are the next steps in our Timelapse workflow?
Our Time-lapse workflow begins here…
Get in touch! – Email or a call and we will have a chat about your needs. The subject, location and the length are the best starting point. We can then work out what we think would be the best process to capture this and work out a quote for you! Timelapse jobs are never the same, so we will break down all the costs and stages of your production to give you a variety of options to suit your production budget.
The Location – Most of the time, and if reasonably local, we like to visit site beforehand to check what we are working with. We will look for high points that may be helpful to shoot from, whether these are landscapes or structures, they could be helpful! We are also looking for any areas that we may need permission to shoot.
Shooting times – Calculating how long we will need to shoot a timelapse is not easy, but is a key part of our workflow. Normally the situation, weather and subject decide how long the shoot will be. We carry on until we have what we need (plus a little more!). But we will be able to give you an indication of how long we will need.
The Kit – The Timelapse Chaps have a variety of equipment that we are able to deploy on any project. Including weather proof fixed cameras, DSLR cameras used to created Hyperlapse, motion control timelapse and anything along those lines. We have sliders, 360 control equipment and lenses ranging from 10mm to 300mm!
Post Production – Once we have been through everything with you, come up with a plan of action and actually got all the shots that we need for your production, we will move onto the edit, the final step in the timelapse workflow. We start with backing up all your footage as RAW files. We then move onto the editing of the individual photographs, bringing out all the detail and giving the image a colour grade. Adobe After Effects is then used to combine these into a timelapse, and finally Adobe Premiere Pro is used to edit all the shots into a short film for you to use. This is then uploaded to Vimeo for you to check, and once you are fully happy with the film a high definition version will be sent to you in online form, or on a drive / DVD on request.