On this page you can find my tutorials about LRTimelapse editing and time lapse photography in general. Starting with the basics and ending with more complex techniques like the full automated 3-way ramping of shutter time, ISO and aperture for transitions. If you’d prefer a written variant, you can find the LRTimelapse-workflow in written form here.

Please check out my written instructions as well and my e-book Time Lapse Shooting and Processing, that covers everything from shooting until video export!

LRTimelapse 5 – this is new!

An overview about some new features in LRT5. This is not a tutorial, just a walk through the news in LRT5.
If you’ve never used LRTimelapse before, I recommend the tutorials below.


LRTimelapse 5 – Basic Tutorial

This covers keyframe creation, keyframe editing in Lightroom, visual deflicker and video export and render.



LRTimelapse 5 – Import and Split Timelapse Sequences

Tutorial about using the LRTimelapse importer to import from a memorycard, split and clean up the imported files into timelapse sequences.


LRTimelapse 5 – Holy Grail Tutorial

This tutorial explains how to process footage in LRTimelapse 5, that was recorded using the “Holy Grail”-Technique, where you change the camera settings while shooting in order to capture day to night and night to day transitions.


LRTimelapse 5 – Deflicker Tutorial

Learn how to improve your deflicker skills by using the reference area on the right timelapses.


LRTimelapse 5 Pro – Long Term Timelapse Editing

Learn how to use the Long Term Workflow in LRTimelapse 5 Pro.


LRTimelapse 5 Pro – Speed up editing of multiple timelapse sequences

Learn how to dramatically improve your efficiency when editing multiple sequences with LRTimelapse 5 Pro.


Basic Tutorial for LRTimelapse 4

In this tutorial you will learn quickly how to import, edit and render your time lapse sequences with LRTimelapse 4. The new visual deflicker will get explained too. (Vimeo / YouTube)


Holy Grail Tutorial for LRTimelapse 4

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to edit a day to night sequence, that you’ve shot with the “holy grail” method. I’ll show you, how easily you can even recover sequences with LRTimelapse 4, where errors happened while shooting. (Vimeo / Youtube)


…and this is the result of the editing from the Holy Grail Tutorial as “Before and After” video:


Tutorials by LRTimelapse Users

Please check out my new tutorial about how to shoot the Holy Grail automatically and without touching the camera! (Also available in German language). This explains the shooting part with qDslrDashboard for a 2-way ramping of Exposure and ISO.


“True Holy Grail” – 3-way auto ramping for time lapse transitions

This is my tutorial how to shoot transitions with full 3-way ramping (Shutter, ISO, Aperture) without any flicker. (German version here)

Basic Tutorial for LRTimelapse 3

In this tutorial you will learn all the basics to get started with LRTimelapse, the new Importer and the new Video Export Process for Lightroom 3, 4 and 5.

Other languages: German, Italian.


Deflicker Tutorial for LRTimelapse 3

In the deflicker tutorial I explain how to set the reference area for deflickering and what to do to get flicker free videos. Please note that you will always get the best results when shooting without producing flicker, get my EBook to learn how to master that.


Day to Night (Holy Grail) Tutorial with LRTimelapse 3’s Holy Grail Wizard

In this tutorial you will learn how to utilize the new Holy Grail Wizard to easily level and transition all Adjustments without using Lightroom’s “match total exposures” manually. (Also available in German Language). This tutorial explains the processing part only.


Long term and construction time lapse

In this short tutorial I explain how to edit long term and construction time lapse sequences in order to achieve smooth results independent of the constant change of weather conditions, shadows etc with LRTimelapse Pro.


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