I have figured out how to set up recurring Timpe Lapse!!
I inadvertently set up a time lapse for a month, on a camera that I have scheduled to turn off at night (what’s the point of recording darkness), and upon checking a couple of days later I notice that the time lapse was still running in spite of the scheduled off time. So after a couple of days I removed the card, and checked the time lapse video.
Sure enough, the resulting video included several days, with the time simply rolling over to the subsequent start time (for the next day).
The final proocess is as follows.
- Set up your time lapse parameters for the future.
- Schedule that camera with an on/off time with the ON/OFF times being when you want the recording/time lapse to occur (in my case, daylight hours).
- Let it run and enjoy the results as a continuous repeating time lapse video.
Of course if your intent is to record mutiple time lapse’ videos on a set schedule, this method will not work, but for my daylight time lapses, this is perfect.
Now, if only there were settings (like smart switch devices) that would allow for control relative to sunrise/sunset on/off timing for your location, this would be a set and forget (for a month).
I hope this works for others.
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