You can use the Interval Timer Photography option on the Shooting menu to automatically record a series of still photos over a period of time — a process known as time-lapse photography. Through a related menu option, Time-Lapse Photography, you can shoot a series of movie frames over time and then combine them to create a silent time-lapse movie. The next two sections explain how to use these features.
To use the Interval Timer Photography feature, which captures still time-lapse photos, take these steps:
Those modes aren't compatible with interval-timing shooting.
The screen on the right in Figure 11-23 appears.
If you selected Start Time in Step 3, the screen looks like the one in Figure 11-24. If you selected Now, the Start Time option is dimmed, and the Interval option is highlighted instead.