Timelapse revisited: The Morning Fog Burn-off

I know it is “focus pumping” because I was trying out autofocus. 24mm pancake on my 90D. Enjoy anyways, I’ll try again tomorrow. It has a soundtrack: someone calling CQ from far away on HF (rx on a Kenwood TS-480SAT), and an Ocarina of Time instrument I created in Pd. Timelapse in ffmpeg ;

ffmpeg -framerate 60 -start_number 6496 -i IMG_%4d.JPG -vcodec libx264 -s 3840x2160 -preset slow -crf 5 -pix_fmt yuv420p -vf drawtext="font=Regular:fontsize=15:fontfile=$HOME/Library/Fonts/PxPlus_IBM_VGA8.ttf:timecode='00\:00\:00\:00':rate=60:text='T\:':fontsize=100:fontcolor='white':boxcolor=0x000000AA:box=1:x=90-text_w/2:y=0" ~/Desktop/timefog1.mov

Ocarina of Time (uses ps3 type controller):

Adding reverb to the audio in Pd:
Screen Shot 2020-04-23 at 19.50.50


Exactly, @afre. I think I am going to stick to manual focus and use a smaller aperture.

Not only was I trying auto-focus, but the full “A+” auto mode. I thought it did pretty well, lighting-wise. Usually when a fog lifts the camera will white out unless I have some metering automation going.

My second star trail lapse also using GMIC lighten mode.

cp IMG_8660.JPG out8660.JPG ; prev=8660 ; previous=8660 ; counter=8661 ; current=8660 ; until [ $counter -gt 8879 ] ; do current=$(echo 0000000$counter|tail -c 5) && prev=$((counter-1)) && previous=$(echo 0000000$prev|tail -c 4) && previous=$(echo 0000000$prev|tail -c 5) && gmic IMG_$(echo $current).JPG out$(echo $previous).JPG blend lighten -o out$(echo $current).JPG && ((counter++)) ; done && ffmpeg -framerate 20 -start_number 8660 -i out%4d.JPG -vcodec libx264 -s 3840x2160 -preset slow -crf 5 -pix_fmt yuv420p starrymorning-trails.mkv

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