As the holiday season fades, along with 2011, we thought it would be fitting to do a time-lapse as the candles fade away. Sometimes even a 15 second video can take hours of preparation, calculations and gear. This was one of those projects. Here’s how it was done.

How’d we do it?

We used our amazing Kessler motion-control system.

First, here was the basic setup. The K-pod is high so we used some apple boxes to prop up the table.

Our calculations…

This was our final setup with three point lighting – we used all LEDs for this (mostly for convenience)

Finally the counting down 45 minute lapse as the candles burn