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Lake Garda Timelapse #1

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During our two week stay in the Italian lakes my wife Liz and I spent a few days exploring around Lake Garda.

I made a special effort to make sure we were on the east coast of the lake, looking west from late afternoon onwards, in order to catch the beautiful sunsets that this part of the world is justly famous for.

My favourite sunset spot turned out to be at a place called Bardolino, towards the southern, less mountainous end of Lake Garda, with a clear view to the horizon.

Good parking, a lakeside promenade, reasonable restaurants and a great view out over the still waters of the lake made capturing this timelapse of the sunset with a jetty in the foreground a sheer delight.

Even the mosquitoes left us alone!

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Video data

Filename - lake garda timelapse 01.mp4

Camera - Canon EOS 6D

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 50mm

Exposure (start of sequence) - 1/1000 sec @ f4, ISO100
Exposure (end of sequence) - 1/100 sec @ f4, ISO100

Filters - 2 stop neutral density filter used to reduce the brightness of the sky.

Shooting interval - 6 seconds

Location - Bardolino, Lake Garda, Italy

This clip - HD 720p, 30fps

Clip duration - 14 seconds