The process was very easy- basically import all the photos into Movie Maker and set the duration. I used a duration of 0.04 seconds per photo to yield about 24 frames / second. Unfortunately it was a snowy and overcast day, so it's a really boring video.
Following the link's instructions, open up the config.txt file for editing:
sudo nano /boot/config.txt
Then add this to the end of the file:
save, reboot your PI, and you are in business minus the annoying light.