Planning a scene like this takes a lot of time and patience and planning a timelapse takes even more! During a heatwave in the UK I decided to make the most of the clear skies and a new moon by shooting the milky way, I had captured some footage the month prior to this but the sequence was short lived due to my lens fogging up from the damp conditions. With a shoot like this camping over night is a must unless you want to wait around for 3 hours! I arrived late in the evening and as I packed my …

Before we started the project Guy and I knew there would be a technical learning curve. Whilst we are both well versed in the techniques of capturing professional quality stills the techniques of time-lapse are a little different and require some further learning. Key amongst these is the time compression aspect of time-lapse photography. You need to select a suitable capture interval and shutter speed so that the scene you are shooting is turned into a smooth video. You can imagine for example …