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So basically as the title asks, is there any software out there (win 7) that would allow me to automate a time lapse of some sort? Or a built in feature that I'm not aware of? I'm basically looking to do a time lapse over the course of a few hours, with it set to about 1 shot per 10 seconds, so simply manually doing it isn't an option.

I'm somewhat of a noob in this area, so any suggestions are welcome.

/edit

This is to actually take the pictures - I.e. automate pressing the shutter button.
Edited by doomlord52 - 10/24/12 at 9:02am
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If you have Sony Vegas, you can make a video speed up x2, x3, x4 (from my knowledge), and then speed that up again or slow it a bit to your preferences. I'm really not that sure about this, though.

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To take the photos or to put the photos into a movie??
To take the photos you can use an intervalometer/ interval remote control.
And for software use ffmpeg.
Take a look at this.
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Sorry, should have been more specific - this is to take the pictures.

I'll look into the interval remote.
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You can either buy one such as here.
Or build one using infrared if you are a DIY kind of a guy.

On the side note, not to bring flame here, Canon user can use a TI-83/4 calculator and a 2.5mm cable as a intervalometer.
Also Canon included software, the EOS Utility, that use a computer to take time lapses. Dont know if there a Nikon equivalent.
post #6 of 7
Not sure yet (if the 3200 is supported) but I'm going to give ControlMyNikon a shot. (not listed as supported or not supported on their website)

Probably worth it to just download the trial and see.

http://www.controlmynikon.com/
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Get an external intervalometer. No laptop or phone needed.


http://www.amazon.com/Satechi-Timer-Remote-Control-Nikon/dp/B001QSG4R8/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1353560977&sr=1-2&keywords=d90+intervalometer


It says it's for the D90 but the same adapter applies for the D3200. You can call them and look it up. I've had this one for quite a while and I've been very happy with it. Get some double edge Velcro tape and mount it on the leg of the tripod and done!

Sample video I created:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StM4sftLCT0
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