November 28, 2014, 02:15:36 AM

Author Topic: Software for star trails/time-lapse?  (Read 1493 times)

TeenTog

  • Rebel T5i
  • ****
  • Posts: 127
    • View Profile
    • Teen Tog
Software for star trails/time-lapse?
« on: June 12, 2013, 06:33:45 PM »
I'm going on a vacation later this summer to Yellowstone and Teton NPs and surrounding area. I've never done star trail or time-lapse photography, and I figured that this vacation would be a good opportunity to do so. I have all the equipment I need except for the software to actually put together the time-lapse video and the final star trail composite image. I have Photoshop Elements 9, but as far as I'm aware It's not possible to do these things within that software. Do you guys have any recommendations for inexpensive (but decent) software I could use? Thanks!
Rebel T3, EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM, EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6, EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6, EF 50mm f/1.8, 430EX II, Nikon EL 2, Assorted Nikkor primes

canon rumors FORUM

Software for star trails/time-lapse?
« on: June 12, 2013, 06:33:45 PM »

Jim Saunders

  • 1D Mark IV
  • ******
  • Posts: 935
    • View Profile
Re: Software for star trails/time-lapse?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2013, 10:29:32 PM »
You could trial Lightroom, Photoshop and Premiere Pro; 30 days should be enough to do what you need to do, and if you need more time then a subscription for another month or two seems like a pretty good fit for your circumstances.

Jim
See what I see: 6500K, 160 cd/m^2, ICC 2, gamma 2.2.

emag

  • Canon 70D
  • ****
  • Posts: 321
    • View Profile
Re: Software for star trails/time-lapse?
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2013, 11:22:12 PM »

M.ST

  • Guest
Re: Software for star trails/time-lapse?
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2013, 01:15:55 AM »
For time-lapse photography I can highly recommend Lightroom with the gwegner plugins for video output.

Link for the plugins:

http://lrtimelapse.com/download/

canon rumors FORUM

Re: Software for star trails/time-lapse?
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2013, 01:15:55 AM »