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02-12-2010, 07:56 AM   #1
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W60 Interval Shoot

It's started snowing here last night at around 8PM, I setup my W60 in my pickup truck facing out the back window to capture the snow build up and sunrise.
I set it for every 5 minutes and to take 1000 photos.

It's about 33 degreees out, anyone have ANY idea how long my battery will last?
I figured I would leave it out there until dark today and hope for the best...




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02-13-2010, 04:33 AM   #2
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Not sure about the battery life, but that sounds like a great experiment. Be sure to post some of your results!
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I also have no idea of the battery life on a project like that, but I really can't wait to see the results!

Do you plan on animating them in a timelapse movie?

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After 19.5 hours, it still had allot of battery life left. It took 235 photos from 2-11-2010 11:08PM to 2-12-2010 6:38PM (5 minute increments).

Many of them focused on the truck glass with water droplets on it, but it looked ok after I wiped it off..



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Darn that was COOL! You've peaked my curiosity and now I'll have to try it myself

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That was cool!
I am now thinking of things I can do with my W80!
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Hi ya Skid,

As I mentioned in your PB, that was really, really cool and I had a customer who
purchased a W80 to document people coming into her art show, in Vancouver, a
few months ago ... haven't seen it yet but if it is as good as your display ...it should
be a cracker

Cheers and thanks again.

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The only things I would have done different are trying to somehow set manual focus and I would have left it out longer!

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QuoteOriginally posted by skid2964 Quote
The only things I would have done different are trying to somehow set manual focus and I would have left it out longer!
That is actually what I had observed, the focus racking in and out because of the AF.
Apart from that, this was a cool experiment!
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Very cool! Could you just have left it outside under cover?
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I was concerned about the wind disturbing the camera.
I think a cover above the truck window may do the trick...

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Very cool! Could you just have left it outside under cover?
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Very creative. Maybe you can take some shots out to make it a bit shorter. Looks incredible.
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