How can TK Time-Lapse clips be of use to my project?
A: TKTL clips are high quality HD and can be used in
broadcast programs or scaled down for DV projects. These clips
great for transitions between scenes (day to night), backgrounds (ie,
clouds), establishing location shots. The clips are easily
incorporated with other footage and content shot on HD. Creative
slick, TKTL shots can add value at a low budget and make great "hero"
shots for a production. FAQ
Q: What makes TK
Time-Lapse clips special?
A: TKTL clips are shot in progressive mode one full frame at a time and
often a long exposure is used. This gives TKTL clips a fluid
as the shooting technique captures light across time. This
records light at all times rather than simply capturing a single slice
of time at increments, resulting in a smoothness that cannot be
obtained by simply rolling off tape and speeding it up in post.
are anti-strobe, time-compressed, super fluid shots. FAQ
Q: What formats are available?
A: HD High Definition and 2K. The clips in the TKTL collection are
available in all formats ranging from HD to 2K, including 1080i, 1080P,
24P, 30P, 29.97fps. HD size is 1920x1080 and 2K size is
Most clips can also be acquired in a TK(2K+) format at 2560x1920.
standard the clips are usually delivered HD 29.97 frames per second
Quicktime in Best Quality Photo JPEG codec. Clips can be
delivered in Lossless Animation for an extra charge. FAQ
Q: How are the clips
A: TKTL Quicktime clips can be delivered on a Data DVD, hard drive, or
in some cases they can be downloaded. Best Quality Photo
JPEG codec is used as a standard. Downloadable clips are
available in High Quality Photo JPEG compression. Clips can also
be delivered in Lossless Animation for an extra charge. FAQ
Q: How much do the clips cost?
A: Most of the HD clips on TKTL range from $199-349 each. 2K/TK
are obviously priced higher. Please check the ORDER
page for current rates and active discounts or CONTACT
for a quote. I can
offer special deals on multiple clip orders as well. I will often
throw in extra clips for free on multiple orders. Also, some of
shorter clips have negotiable price ranges as well. FAQ
Q: How are orders placed?
A: Orders can be placed by contacting me
Let me know what clips you are interested in, which format your prefer
and I can give you a good
price. I prefer payments via
PayPal, but other arrangements can be made. FAQ
Q: Can I download my
purchased clips online?
A: Yes, I can make specific clips available for download on a
server. HD clips for download are compressed in the High Quality
Photo JPEG format. You can avoid shipping charges by downloading
the clips. FAQ
Q: Do you have any
Rights Managed clips?
A: Yes. While all clips are currently offered as Royalty-Free,
have never been used and are not distributed by anyone else.
of this, many of the clips can still be Rights Managed. If you
interested obtaining a clip under a Rights Managed agreement, please contact me
Q: What does Royalty-Free
A: Royalty-Free means that you buy the clip once and it's yours to use
however you want without having to pay any royalties in the
You can use it as many times as you desire on any number of projects. FAQ
uses TK Time-Lapse clips?
A: Many different production companies and networks have used TKTL
clips on television broadcasts and corporate videos and
Some of the more notable clients of TKTL include CBS News, Discovery
Channel, NBC's Late Nite with
Conan O'Brien, AMC, MTV, VH1, Time-Warner Cable, NFL Films and AOL to
name a few
familiar names. FAQ
What are the different versions
of clips that are available?
A: In addition to the HD/2K formats, each clip on TK Time-Lapse that
has camera movements has a "lock down" version upon request. The
down" version has no slow zoom or tilting. In addition, the zooms
tilts can be modified upon request for a small fee. FAQ
What are some of the limitations of the online clips in comparison to
the original TKTL clips that are being offered?
A: The clips online are 480x270 H.264 compressed playing at 30
The original TKTL clips are 1920x1080 HD Animation and final delivery
is standard at Best JPEG. Clients are
amazed at the resolution and clarity of the purchased clip.
comparison is the actual file size. An online clip that is 2mb is
usually around 2000 mb (2 gigabyte) in size in it's original Animation
format. That same clip is about 700 mb in the standard Best
Quality JPEG for delivery and 300 mb in the High Quality JPEG clip for
do some of the clips on the web seem to skip or stutter?
A: This is another limitation of the online web clips versus the
original clips. It is a result of the compression of the clip for
web. Rest assured, the original clips are smooth. If you
about a clip, please feel free to contact me and I can upload a better
version for you to check. FAQ
Are you available to shoot specific "on location" shots?
A: Yes, please contact me if you are interested in hiring me to shoot
original clips. Also, don't hesitate to contact me with requests
future clips or a wish list. FAQ