Stop Motion introduction and examples

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Stop Motion introduction and examples

  1. 1. Stop Motion
  2. 2. Recap and Reminders Conditions for continuing on to A2: • 100% attendance for the rest of this term. • Stop Motion project completed. • Summer Project completed.
  3. 3. Stop Motion What is stop motion? • a cinematographic technique whereby the camera is repeatedly stopped and started, for example to give animated figures the impression of movement. • For example an object is moved in small increments between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the series of frames is played as a continuous sequence.
  4. 4. Time-lapse • The time-lapse technique is where still photographs of a live surrounding are taken at regular intervals and combined into a continuous film. • When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. • Processes that would normally appear subtle to the human eye, e.g. the motion of the sun and stars in the sky, become very pronounced.
  5. 5. A History to Stop Motion • Edward Muybridge in 1878: http://youtu.be/Yib9JhsNIQQ
  6. 6. Ross Ching (timelapse and stop motion) http://rossching.com/little-bribes
  7. 7. Key Aspects of Ross Chings Stop Motion
  8. 8. A Her Morning elegance by Oren Lavie (song) • http://youtu.be/2_HXUhShhmY
  9. 9. Some helpful Advice
  10. 10. Examples of Stop Motion Student Examples on: http://21rdh.blogs pot.co.uk/2013/ 06/student- stop-motion- examples.html
  11. 11. What makes a good stop motion
  12. 12. What makes a good stop motion • Narrative • Audio • Having a lot of images so that its smooth • Using text • Something with a story • Patience – as a photographer • Detailed plan • Good lighting • Different angles • Good models / animated figues
  13. 13. Your Task today • Working in groups (3/4 people) start to plan and storyboard what stop motion you would like to create. • What Resources will you need to do it? • What role will you play in your group.
  14. 14. Stop Motion • Remember you are a photographer and must show that you are using your camera skilfully. This is a test of your technical abilities • Take into consideration the lighting that you set up or the time of day and conditions of light if you are shooting in the landscape.
  15. 15. Timelapse Camera Settings • Use a tripod • Set your camera to its lowest resolution (medium) • Set up your shot – angle/perspective • Fix ISO to 100 – smoothest possible grain. • Using Manual exposure M, set your aperture and shutter speed so that the light meter is on 0. • Change to manual focus and focus the camera. • You will roughly need between 10 - 20 images for every second of footage.
  16. 16. Making your video • Use the tutorial on the Blog under the Stop Motion Label or go to: http://youtu.be/K5yBaQuPi64

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