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Time Lapse shot over 7 days inside using the Gopro Hero 7 Black ?

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Can I record a 7 day timelapse with the Gopro 7 black if it's connected to the mains? Will I be able to reduce the length of the time-lapse to 45 seconds after? 


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Explorer
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Re: Time Lapse shot over 7 days inside using the Gopro Hero 7 Black ?

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Should be possible.
In Night Lapse Mode (set shutter to Auto and it will work just like normal), you can set the interval to take one picture every 5 minutes.
60 minutes/One picture every five minutes = 12 pictures an hour
12 pictures X 24 hours = 288 pictures per day
288 pictures per day X seven days = 2,016 total pictures

If you playback the time lapse at 44.8 frames per second, then the video will play back within 45 seconds.

Since one picture every 10 minutes isn't available (which would have been ideal for this project), instead of using a playback of 44.8 fps, delete every other photo in the project. This will give you 1,008 photos, which can be played back at 22.4 fps to give you a 45 second playback.

Since the camera is going to be externally powered, it is recommended that you remove the camera's battery.

Try a test run, but it should work.

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Explorer
Posts: 13,032

Re: Time Lapse shot over 7 days inside using the Gopro Hero 7 Black ?

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Should be possible.
In Night Lapse Mode (set shutter to Auto and it will work just like normal), you can set the interval to take one picture every 5 minutes.
60 minutes/One picture every five minutes = 12 pictures an hour
12 pictures X 24 hours = 288 pictures per day
288 pictures per day X seven days = 2,016 total pictures

If you playback the time lapse at 44.8 frames per second, then the video will play back within 45 seconds.

Since one picture every 10 minutes isn't available (which would have been ideal for this project), instead of using a playback of 44.8 fps, delete every other photo in the project. This will give you 1,008 photos, which can be played back at 22.4 fps to give you a 45 second playback.

Since the camera is going to be externally powered, it is recommended that you remove the camera's battery.

Try a test run, but it should work.
Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Time Lapse shot over 7 days inside using the Gopro Hero 7 Black ?

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Thank you for the incredibly detailed response. You've answered all my questions and some.