This 5 minute video is a compilation of time lapse images, video, and animated stills after a quick trip to Japan. It shows some of the places I visited and how I traveled to and around the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.
The opening clip uses a Lensbaby Composer and a custom kiwi shape as the aperture.
The music is the soundtrack from the 1983 film "Merry Christmas Lawrence" by Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Gear used includes:
Dynamic Perception Stage 1 dolly and MX2 controller, Nikon D700 and Nikkor 24-70mm zoom, Sony NEX7 with Zeiss 24mm and Lensbaby Composer lens using a kiwi 'creative aperture', Gentled IR intervalometer (for stationary timelapse with NEX7)
Software and workflow used includes:
LR Timelapse, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop CS5, ProDAD Mercalli image stabiliser, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5