Creating a 360 degrees time lapse

Nov. 4, 2012, 1:53 p.m.

If you have a GoPro or small (phone) camera, an easy and cheap way to make a 360 degrees time lapse video is with an egg timer. Yes that’s right, an egg timer. We all know cameras and equipment can be very expensive and we often need to be creative, as we want to save some money for our social lives as well ☺ But not all camera equipment has to be so expensive and you can still make some amazing shots. We love filming time lapses and an egg timer is just the easiest and cheapest way of making a 360 degrees time lapse.

Here are two links of websites that you should definitely check out. Especially watch the videos that explain how you can make it yourself. A post by Tim Romano:

And a post by one of our favorite filmmakers who’s really testing everything that has to do with cameras, the funny and famous Phillip Bloom. His blog is worth following and it helps you learn everything you need to know about camera gear:

Part of our Japan video includes a 360 degrees time lapse of Tokyo TravelTelly - Japan from TravelTelly on Vimeo.