Create A Unique Christmas Video: A Christmas Tree Timelapse

The Complete Guide To Creating A Timelapse Video Of You Decorating Your Christmas Tree To Share This Christmas
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Family and friends love to know what's happening with you, so why not create a personalised video that you can easily share with everyone?

In this course I will show you how to make a unique timelapse of your family decorating your Christmas tree. Plus, how to add a festive soundtrack, greetings and the years updates on your family''s achievements.

This course takes you even if you are a novice through all the steps neccessary to create a timelapse video of you decorating your Christmas tree that you can then share with your family and friends. You will learn how to add titles and a festive soundtrack to give it more polish and then you will learn how to publish your new timelapse video to YouTube.

You will learn:

  • What an Intervalometer is
  • Where to find your festive soundtrack
  • The important things to consider when setting up your scene
  • What the best camera settings are

You will also learn how to:

  • Download a free version of Lightworks ( powerful video editing software)
  • Add titles
  • Add a soundtrack
  • Take a series of pictures and create a timelapse video
  • Convert a YouTube video into an mp3
  • Easily choose your Intervalometer settings

You would want to take this course if you are interested in sharing something unique this Christmas and you would like to learn how to use your camera to create something new and exciting.

What are the requirements?

  • You need to know how to take a photo
  • You need a camera that can be used in manual
  • Your camera needs to have a built in intervalometer or you need to buy an intervalometer that can plug into your camera

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create an mp3 from a YouTube Video
  • Create a Timelapse video from a sequence of photos
  • Understand what an intervalometer is
  • Edit a video in the Lightworks video editor
  • Add assets to Lightworks video editor
  • Know how lighting, positioning of the camera and lens choice affect the outcome of the timelapse

What is the target audience?

  • Take this course if you would like to send your family and friends something unique this Christmas
  • Take this course if you would like to use your camera in a new way

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Create A Unique Christmas Video: Make A Timelapse Of You Decorating your tree

Overview of what you will create & learn in this course

Section 2: Getting The Pictures

Suggests the equipment needed to successfully take the pictures for your timelapse video


Points out the main things to consider when setting up your scene


Gives suggested camera settings to lock in for correctly exposed photos


Describes what an intervalometer is and why you need one

Section 3: The Soundtrack

Shows you where to get the festive soundtrack you will be using in your timelapse video

Section 4: Getting Lightworks Ready

Introduces a powerful piece of video editing software called Lightworks and where to get it from


How to get your photos and your soundtrack into Lightworks


How to set up the interface on Lightworks to match the way I have mine setup so that instructions are easy to follow


Shows how to take your photo sequence and convert to a video

Section 5: Time To Edit

Shows how to add, position and format titles as you would like


Shows how to add and speed up your soundtrack to suit you


Shows how to finish off your edit by adding fades to both your video and your soundtrack

Section 6: Share With The World

Shows you how to open a YouTube account and upload your video so that it can be shared with your family and friends or with the world if you prefer

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Instructor Biography

Stephen Bezant, Photographer & Video Course Creator

Hey there! I am a 60 year old self taught photographer living in Perth, Western Australia. I am excited about the possibilities of using photography, technology and the internet to have fun and earn income.

I am living proof that understanding and using the internet is not just for the kids.

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