How To Make A Rotating Timelapse Rig For Smartphones

Written by Gina Stephens


Timelapse photography can be fun but it can also be time-consuming, only if you're adding movement into the equation, so that's why the COOPH team are here to help you out. 

In this video, COOPH shows you how to represent a DIY-style time-lapse rig, so you create rotating motion without having to invest in expensive gear.



All you need are a few household items, which embody:

  • Kitchen timer
  • Cardboard
  • Tape, Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Stanley Knife 

Then, simply follow COOPH's step-by-step instructions and you'll be nicking rotating timelapse footage with your smartphone in no-time. 

As well as a timelapse tool, COOPH has recently shared with us a tutorial on how to lift a smartphone tripod on a budget – go check it out. 


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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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