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Weather Stop-Motion “how-to”, vol 2

You’ve all seen it on Survivor: someone takes an interesting weather feature, such as moving clouds or a sunset, and either uses stop-motion techniques or radically speeds up the footage to create an interesting effect. It’s a fun technique that can make for a useful clip to use as an intro, outro, scene-setter or transition. The big-time moviemakers probably use something fancier than what I’m about to describe here, but virtually anyone can do this with consumer video-editing software. As I found out, however, it’s a little tricker than I thought. Continue reading

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