iStopmotion

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    http://www.istopmotion.com

    Anyone ever use this? I've been wanting to mess around with time lapse recording with my MiniDV camera but I wasn't sure how well it would it on its own. I might try this software.
     
  2. Ubisquo

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    I used it for stopmotion, rather than the time-lapse features. It's really good software, though. I'm trying to figure out what the hell i want to do next with it, then going to buy a license (thinking a lego animation would be cool). Oh, and the ability to load an image editor from the program is an AMAZING feature which saved me a ton of time when cutting out all the strings i used.

    If you want, you can check mine out. It's hardly indicative of what you can do with the program, but i thought it was pretty swish for a first time thing. ;)

    http://scuttlesstreet.com/lmf/finalmovie.mov

    (Oh, the editing was done in iMovie)
     
  3. fishyhell

    fishyhell muscle68>catholic school children

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    easier is get a good quality digi and just take each picture.

    use iphoto to upload them
    then with imovie set the slideshow display time to 0:00.05 each image.

    much easier then istopmotion.

    but you need DSLR to do it.
     
  4. verbal

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    How is it easier? You can use this program with a digital still. With a digital still alone you have to push the button to take the pic, which causes the camera to move. Of course you could use the 2 or 10 second timer so there's no camera movement, but that would take too long.

    Also, stop motion shows an overlay of the current camera view and the last frame taken. This way you can see how much you're moving each object when doing stop motion. Much easier.
     
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  5. tenplanescrashing

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    wireless remote FTW!
     

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