Time-lapse

Time-lapse video reveals new roof at No. 1 Court, Wimbledon – Time Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse video reveals new roof at No. 1 Court, Wimbledon FOLLOWING its debut at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships, No. 1 Court’s complex installation is brought to life in our specially commissioned time-lapse video.Working with main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine, in association with Groundbreak Productions, we have produced a three-minute time-lapse documenting this incredible journey from start to finish.Every aspect of managing our time-lapse camera systems throughout had to be thought through carefully, and required regular liaison with all parties to…

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Time-lapse shows ‘The Great Excavation’ at Royal Albert Hall – Time.Lapse Photography Article

OUR work with the prestigious Royal Albert Hall continues, as we help to document the latest major development at the world-class entertainment venue. As part of preparations for the Hall’s landmark 150th year in 2021, the south-west quadrant of the venue has been extended to transform the iconic foundations of the Grade I listed building. Since February 2017 we have been capturing The Great Excavation, where over 5,000m³ of earth was excavated from site to create a new state-of-the-art two-storey…

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Time-lapse photography and demolition | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse photography and demolition | Time-Lapse Systems Like time-lapse construction edits, demolition is also a process that is methodically complex and that benefits variously from incremental capture.As invaluable to a contractor who is erecting large scale builds such as skyscrapers or sporting stadia, regular interval photography is just as advantageous for demolition companies wishing to demonstrate their methods.The results of rigorous work done by wrecking balls, cranes and bulldozers, or hydraulic excavators to undermine and dismantle structures of any kind…

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Our time-lapse specialisms: spotlight on internal projects – Time Lapse Photography Article

Our time-lapse specialisms: spotlight on internal projects COMPLEX racking installations, branch-specific retail fit-outs, logistical warehouse operations and boat builds. These are just some of the varied internal works that our camera systems have been utilised to capture.We have time-lapsed an array of interior works, including retail & office fit-outs, warehouse developments for large corporations and household names, as well as specific branch improvements for pharmaceutical chains and multinational businesses.The bespoke nature of our time-lapse solutions gives us the freedom and…

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Time-Lapse Trends: aerial perspectives | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Time-Lapse Trends: aerial perspectives | Time-Lapse Systems “Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure.In this latest instalment of “Time-Lapse Trends”, we showcase various examples – including some of our own  work – using aerial time-lapse…

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Time-lapse Photographer Captures Amazing Footage of New York City Blackout – Photography Article

The recent blackout in New York City that happened on the anniversary of the infamous 1977 blackout took out a swath of the west side of Manhattan for approximately five hours. One time-lapse photographer happened to have his camera aimed at that exact spot, and his footage is absolutely fascinating. The July 13 blackout hit at about 7 pm local time, with power failing on the west side of Manhattan, interrupting service for about 73,000 customers. Power was eventually restored…

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Time-lapse capture for special venues – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse photography is commissioned widely across various scenarios, which are not limited to construction. For special event venues, for instance, there are many ways to utilise this method to great effect. Sports, music, conferences, outdoor and indoor concerts; venues may accommodate some or all of these events. Both venue and event are unique in terms of their specifications and requirements so, for time-lapse specialists, it is vital to be equipped to capture every detail. Why time-lapse capture? But why should…

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Documenting the core cities of the Northern Powerhouse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

As the proposal to boost the economic profile of the North of England recently hit a five year milestone, we have worked extensively in many of the key city regions. From Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool to Hull, Newcastle and Sheffield, our leading time-lapse services have been utilised to capture developments in various sectors. Demolition & construction, road, rail & other infrastructure, City of Culture ventures, student accommodation and brand new venues are just some of the varied projects to have…

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7 benefits of construction site monitoring – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Site monitoring refers to an important application that can be provided alongside a traditional time-lapse offering, enabling full visual coverage of construction works via networked camera systems. Like time-lapse photography itself, this is a visual solution which yields numerous benefits for those involved in construction work. Projects and the activities involved in this sector may vary but a professional time-lapse company will provide the right visual tools to capture the job in full, regardless of context. In this blog we…

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Osaka Power: An Energetic Video Tour of Japan Second Largest City – Photography Article

Often shadowed by Tokyo, Osaka is an important cultural and economic center of the Land of the Rising Sun. German film-maker Christoph Gelep, delivers a fast pace video tour by capturing the traditional and modern side of the second largest city in Japan. Following his first viral video of Japan – Hello Tokyo – M. Gelep who now lives in Tokyo started the pre-production of Osaka Power in 2016. He explains to Fstoppers:  My initial idea was to build upon…

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Time-Lapse Trends: capturing summertime | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. It might be the time for you to be packing your bags for your holidays, jetting off abroad, or just enjoying summertime from your own backyard. All of…

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We capture biggest rooftop redevelopment at Wimbledon since Centre Court – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Already seeing action from Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Roger Federer at this year’s Championship, No. 1 Court has a brand new roof – which we time-lapsed throughout its installation. As the second-biggest tennis show court in South West London, this £70m rooftop project involved meticulous planning from start to completion. Liaising at every stage with main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine and our clients Groundbreak Productions, our engineers meticulously planned & coordinated a strategy to ensure consistent, high quality capture…

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Time-Lapse Photographer Captures Stunning Meteor Explosion While Fast Asleep – Photography Article

One cold night a few weeks ago, photographer Matthew Vandeputte set a time-lapse running and went to bed for the night. In the morning, he discovered that his sequence had captured an incredible meteor crashing into the Earth’s atmosphere, creating a stunning trail and leaving a spectacular puff of smoke. If only we could all shoot images like this while unconscious. As detailed on his blog, Vandeputte was traveling through Utah with the intention of shooting a load of astrophotography…

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5 examples of internal capture time-lapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse is just as effective at capturing the ‘inside story’ as it is at documenting external developments. We look back at five internal time-lapses to demonstrate how. Watching an unused or empty building be transformed into a functional and eye-catching space is useful in a number of ways. Firstly, a time-lapse video demonstrates how architectural vision, building skills and engineering can culminate into a finished project. This is extremely valuable for the companies involved, as they are able to market…

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Utterly Mesmerizing Video of World’s Biggest Nuclear Icebreaker Shot With a DJI Drone – Photography Article

Aerial photography company Timelab Pro have released a breathtaking video of the world’s biggest nuclear icebreaker ship ploughing its way through frozen waters. Consuming ungodly amounts of photography content as I do on a daily basis, as a photographer, writer, and editor at Fstoppers, I am the first to admit I can get a little jaded. I’m often sent time-lapses that are good, but I now require them to be bona fide works of art never before seen for me…

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Time-Lapse Trends: time-lapsing tennis | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. The sporting world is gearing up for the next big tennis tournament in its calendar: the Wimbledon Championships. So why not enjoy these tennis-themed videos we have featured?…

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A to Z of Photography: Hyper-lapse and Horst P. Horst – Photography Article

From contemporary to classic in one breath, in this installment of the A to Z of Photography I outline the current, and oh so trendy, hyper-lapse technique before showcasing the work of the classic, and brilliant, photography of Horst P. Horst, including his signature work the “Mainbocher Corset”. Read on for more! Hyper-lapse As photographers we deal in exposure and in so doing have the ability to manipulate aperture and shutter speed. Exposure is of course only part of the…

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Syrp Announce Successor to Popular Motion Control System: Genie Mini 2 – Photography Article

With the success of the original panning motion control system, popular with time-lapse enthusiasts in particular, Syrp Ltd announce a new and improved version. Aukland based company Syrp are focussed on creating products to aid and improve the work of filmmakers and videographers. They first little device was met with adulation and success, and built on that foundation, they have just announced a second edition of the Genie Mini. The first generation Genie Mini was a device aimed at a wide…

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How to use time-lapse to capture a special event – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Special event scenarios of varying size and subject are increasingly becoming the focus of time-lapse videos. In this “how to” guide, we take a closer look at what must be considered so that time-lapse can bring out the best aspects of any event. Depending on the kind of event you wish to capture, there will be particular specifications you need to bear in mind such as location, fixing position, duration and source of power. These individualities make every project unique…

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Time-lapsing ongoing developments at Campbell Wharf Marina – Time.Lapse Photography Article

THE FIRST boats arrive in new 111-berth wharf marina, which we have been time-lapsing from under-utilised land to fully-fledged marina. For the past year, we have been working closely with Crest to provide focused capture of specific developments throughout the course of Campbell Wharf’s dramatic transformation, through two remotely managed time-lapse camera systems. Utilising our own dedicated control software, we have strategically managed capture rates remotely, reacting to and documenting these important phases of progress. Most recently of these was…

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This Time-Lapse of Alien-Like Marine Life Will Leave You Transfixed – Photography Article

Macro and time-lapse photography offer great ways of seeing the world in a different light; in ways the eyes on their own can’t replicate. I have to be honest though, the bar for time-lapses that interest me is now so high and so demanding, it’s only met once or twice per year. We have been so spoilt in recent times with staggeringly beautiful time-lapses that the night sky in a desert, a sunset in a beautiful setting, or a lightning…

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Time-lapse Trends: festivals from around the world – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. It’s been raining a lot in the UK which means that festival season is well and truly under way. What can time-lapse lend to the representation of festivals…

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The multiple benefits of time-lapse images – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Typically a time-lapse photography service includes HDR images taken at regular intervals, which are then skilfully edited together to form an enticing video. But the benefits of a time-lapse image archive do not stop there. Part of a traditional time-lapse offering from a professional provider includes an online archive which is populated with images captured by the camera system. This takes place remotely: as the camera system captures an image, this is fed back to remote servers via wireless technologies.…

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Creative Aerial Photography: Photoshop Time-lapse – Photography Article

As I continue to add content to my YouTube channel, I thought it would be fun to try something new and screen-record myself while doing an edit. During this process I remembered the importance of trying edits like this  to familiarize myself with the programs I use on a day to day basis. In 2016 I was always pushing myself to get out and shoot with my drone. That ended up being one of the best choices I had ever made…

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Time-lapsing political developments | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

With the recent three-day UK state visit from the President of the United States occupying the news agenda, we take a look at how time-lapse has been used to capture other political happenings. The ongoing discussion about politics and its social ramifications is discussed prevalently on television, so this seems like a good a place as any to begin. Politics Live, for instance, is a daily programme filmed at the BBC Westminster studio. Getting the space ready took a few…

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5 of our LEGO time-lapse projects – Time.Lapse Photography Article

We reflect on five of the many projects we have captured featuring the much-loved brand, LEGO. Construction is a visually engaging process to watch through the medium of time-lapse. But these contexts do not always have to include cranes, bulldozers and personnel in hard hats. Part of our time-lapse portfolio in the UK & Europe includes an extensive list of projects for LEGO, as well as their owner, Merlin Entertainments. These range from scale-model builds of famous landmarks, to entire…

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Time-Lapse Trends: the art of sculpture – Time.Lapse Photography Article

“Time-Lapse Trends” is a video blog series which draws attention to some of the many exciting trends in time-lapse production. We feature a new trend in each instalment, to demonstrate the scope of the medium and the various ways in which it is applied, ranging from the popular to the more obscure. The process of sculpture is an intricate one, requiring hours of careful implementation and patient work – an ideal subject for time-lapse capture. There can be various media,…

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Capturing the bigger picture with time-lapse – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse is often applied to lend a broader perspective on developments of significant size and scale. A camera system securely fixed atop buildings, cranes or artificial solutions, yields an ideal view of overall progress to be photographed at regular intervals. This results in a professionally produced edited sequence, which provides a compelling document of extensive, long-term works from and across various contexts. The bigger picture: time-lapse construction Major contractors are among industry bodies who benefit considerably from time-lapse photography. In…

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Why use time-lapse on television? – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse photography on TV can be beneficial in a number of ways: to entertain, to advertise and to inform. We consider these three benefits. We often discuss the capability of time-lapse to be combined with other mediums. It is something that its flexibility allows for, lending itself well to video, the Internet, film and, indeed, television. It has become increasingly more widespread in all of these areas, perhaps because it offers an effective, yet visually dynamic way, of representing the…

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TAKING SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL AND BROKEN AND MAKING IT WHOLE AGAIN – Time.Lapse Photography Article

A beauty shot of the final Faux Bois tree rebuilt by Terence Eagan. I’ve specialized in 3-5 minute construction time-lapse films for about 8 years. In 2018 I produced my first construction documentary film. It’s 26 minutes long and includes music specifically written for the film. What It Is Faux Bois At The Huntington is the story of taking something beautiful and broken and making it whole again. This film features the work of Terence Eagan, a sculptor who restored…

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