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Embed code didn’t seem to work, just posted the private link into wordpress and this seems to work.  

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Louisville in Winter

First I would like to thank Meadow Ryann for providing the music for this video.  She is a great artist and can be found here: http://www.meadowryann.com/ Shooting a video of Louisville in all four seasons would never have crossed my mind four or five years ago.  I just started a new job after leaving a […]

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Louisville in the Fall

As the season transforms from summer to fall the days gradually become shorter and cooler.  The changing of the color of the leaves on the trees happens so gradually that at first it’s not really noticeable then all of a sudden the bright warm colors are the trees are everywhere.  To see the video click […]

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Shooting in Cherokee Park with a slider.

Louisville In Bloom

First I have to give credit to Ben Sollee for creating the song “Unfinished” that was used in the video, if you want want to check out more of his work click this link: bensollee.com   Photographing spring is a race against time.  For a fleeting moment each year trees become giant flowers, then transform […]

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Ronin in Studio


A Few Tools for Moving A Camera   Pulling off a smooth shot where the camera is moving has generally involved a fairly slow set up process. You can use dollies but the set up time can be long if trying to lay track on uneven terrain, plus dollies aren’t generally very compact and the […]

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Hyperlapse 03


For anyone who has ever seen those shots where it looks like the subject of the scene stays the same size but the background recedes away, this video is a quick tutorial that explains how to achieve the shot in camera. The video above is more detailed but here is the summary.   First you’ll […]

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First Timelapse Created for Louisville In Motion

Louisville Timelapses 2012

Louisville Timelapses 2012 On February 28, 2012 this whole project started by accident.  The day was unusually warm and by the evening the temperature was still in the low 60’s instead of the usual low 40’s.  Around the same time I started a new job and one of the employees was into shooting timelapses.  I […]

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Hyperlapse While Zooming

Louisville Timelapses 2013

Louisville Timelapses 2013 The weather started to warm and trees began to bloom so it was time to finish shooting the video.  I first started shooting the remainder of the video on April 7, 2013.  I had been watching other people’s timelapse videos over the winter to help come up with new ideas of what […]

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Magic Arm


Sliders My first memory of noticing the parallax effect was probably when I was in second grade playing an NES game called “Snoopy’s Silly Sports Spectacular”.  This was a side scrolling game and for one of the challenges the cartoon character Snoopy was in a sack race and as he moved forward the background plate […]

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Intervalometer Cover

Intermediate Timelapse

Starting Out In this tutotrial I’ll share my preferred way of capturing timelapses.  I’m going to stay away from “day to night” or “night to day” techniques(also called the holy grail) since these are fairly advanced and can be overwhelming when starting out.  We won’t be shooting any video, instead we will capture the scene […]

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