My wife works for Farris Brothers, Inc., a wholesale hunting and fishing company, which hosts an annual Spring and Fall dealer show in Jackson, Mississippi. Her works takes her out of town for an entire week, so I drive up to visit for two nights. Great food is served at these events, so I help myself to it. To show my appreciation, for both the great food and the care with which the company has shown my wife over the years, I brought our Canon 7D and made a document of the event to give to the company.

Using an intervalometer, I set up a number of timelapse shots. I shot with two different interval settings. The first was a 5-second interval of 240 shots, which created ten seconds of video at a 24 fps frame rate; and the other was, again, a 5-second interval, but of 120 shots for five seconds of video (which I began to use when my feet started aching). The timelapse clips which show motion blur were created by shooting a 1-second shutter, with an ISO of 100, at f.8. The ceilings were high, with banks of fluorescents, which didn't provide much light for the camera. The crisper, cleaner-looking timelapse clips were shot at a higher shutter/ISO/f-stop, but I forgot to write down the settings.

I sent all the 2k plus pics through Lightroom 4 for touchups (love the sync settings feature!), exported the edits, and brought them all into Adobe Premiere CS6. I shot some video on the 7D in 1080p24 to go with the time-lapse, so I changed the duration of each pic to 1 frame each to match the sequence settings. I then nested the sequence with all of the individual pics into a new one, so in the new sequence, I could work with one big "clip" instead of, say, 240 of them. Since the images were higher in resolution than the sequence settings, I was able to then keyframe motion to these large "clips" by zooming in or out without any loss of resolution or magnifying pixels. I then nested all of the nested sequences into a final sequence, to which I added music, then exported.

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