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Timelapse of the MSC Kwangyang

Timelapse of the MSC Kwangyang


MSC Kwangyang?

Yes, it just happened to pass by on the horizon line at the end as I was shooting another timelapse, this time with my Canon 6d DSLR.

I was hoping that the clouds would change into a storm front and become more dramatic, so I chose that particular view with Peacock Island near the horizon line, and, nothing much happened!

For this timelapse, I took 940 images in RAW with 5 seconds between each one using a 75-300 EF lens and the Magic Lantern Intervalometer which is loaded on startup from the SD card.

It was mid-afternoon so there isn't a problem with big changes in exposure, allowing me to use ISO 100 for quality with an f-stop of 6.3 which is about the sweet spot for this particular lens, and a fast shutter of 1000th of a second as it was on a tall tripod at full zoom in a breeze.

These RAW files are imported into Lightroom with my user preset which has a couple of small tweaks to correct the very bad CA and fringing I get with this p…