How To Make A Rotating Timelapse Rig For Smartphones

All you need is a wind-up kitchen timer with a simple cardboard structure mounted on top and you have yourself a DIY timelapse rig for your smartphone.

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Timelapse photography can be fun but it can also be time-consuming, particularly if you're adding movement into the equation, so that's why the COOPH team are here to help you out. 

In this video, COOPH shows you how to make a DIY-style time-lapse rig, so you create rotating motion without having to invest in expensive gear.

 

Egg Timer, timelapse tool

 

All you need are a few household items, which include:

  • Kitchen timer
  • Cardboard
  • Tape, Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Stanley Knife 

Then, simply follow COOPH's step-by-step instructions and you'll be capturing rotating timelapse footage with your smartphone in no-time. 

As well as a timelapse tool, COOPH has recently shared with us a tutorial on how to make a smartphone tripod on a budget - go check it out. 

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Chris_L 6 5.5k United Kingdom
13 Nov 2018 9:55AM
Great, also would love to see more features like this - photography hacks / DIY ideas

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