Time-lapse

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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| Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

| Time-Lapse Systems 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 capability to work in…

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Time-Lapse Trends: aerial perspectives | 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. In this latest instalment of “Time-Lapse Trends”, we showcase various examples – including some of our own  work – using aerial time-lapse and photography. As a leading professional…

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Time-lapsing Milburngate’s major riverside transformation – Time.Lapse Photography Article

AS construction now begins, our latest time-lapse video reveals the impressive journey already taken at one of the North East’s most important mixed-use developments. Since work began in 2017, we have been capturing the regeneration project in Durham, providing full documentation of demolition works from our strategic position across the River Wear. Having now captured over 70,000 images of Milburngate requested a fully post-produced time-lapse edit to document the initial stages from this first phase of the re-developmnet. With our…

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Time-lapse reveals first major developments at Milburngate – Time.Lapse Photography Article

AS construction now begins, our latest time-lapse video reveals the impressive journey already taken at one of the North East’s most important mixed-use developments. Since work began in 2017, we have been capturing the regeneration project in Durham, providing full documentation of demolition works from our strategic position across the River Wear. Having now captured over 70,000 images, Milburngate requested a fully post-produced time-lapse edit to document the initial stages from this first phase of the re-development. With our Ultra…

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Is the Panasonic S1 the Perfect Time-Lapse Camera? – Photography Article

If you were a time-lapse photographer about to buy yourself a shiny new camera, what would be your choice? Time-lapse aficionado Matthew Vandeputte was contacted by Panasonic asking him to try out the new S1, and to say that he’s impressed is something of an understatement. Moving from a combination of the 1D X Mark II and a few 6D Mark IIs, Vandeputte was looking for something that boasts excellent dynamic range, and the S1 certainly offers that. What comes as a welcome surprise is just…

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Back to school – time-lapsing the education sector – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The month of September brings about a feeling of the summer passing, obligations gathering, new books and a new academic year ready to begin. We go “back to school” in this blog and explore our time-lapse projects in the education sector. As a leading professional time-lapse company, we time-lapse UK projects all over the country by top contractors who implement a variety of works to develop all kinds of educational facilities and institutions. Construction of specialised university buildings, college campus…

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Advantages of long-term time-lapse capture – Time.Lapse Photography Article

The prospect of condensing time into smaller, more manageable chunks continues to fascinate and be put to use in numerous ways. But this is not the only advantage of long-term time-lapse capture, as we explore in this blog. Recent innovations to modern camera technologies have brought a different meaning to long-term time-lapse capture. Joe DiGiovanna has created a bespoke camera set-up which allows him to capture the New York skyline directly from his apartment in New Jersey. Having already time-lapsed…

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BBC commission our Old Oak Common time-lapse for special HS2 broadcast – Time.Lapse Photography Article

A SPECIAL BBC report from London’s HS2 developments features our specially commissioned progress edit from Old Oak Common. Three of our camera systems are currently capturing developments at Old Oak Common Station – a new super-hub that is part of the ambitious government-backed High Speed 2 project. A key part of Phase 1 of HS2, Old Oak Common will be the biggest sub-surface station to be built in the UK, standing at 1 kilometre in length and reaching 20 metres…

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Watch the Earth Rotate Relative to the Milky Way in This Fascinating Time-lapse – Photography Article

You have likely already seen nighttime time-lapses in which the rotation of Earth causes the night sky to move. This incredibly neat time-lapse flips that on its head by holding the Milky Way stationary, showing the ground tilting as Earth continues to rotate and making for quite the mindblowing effect. Coming to you from Aryeh Nirenberg, this creative and trippy time-lapse shows Earth rotating as the Milky Way remains stationary, causing the ground to tilt at increasingly striking angles. Of course,…

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#WorldPhotographyDay – a celebration of photography and all its elements – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Monday 19th August, 2019 is #WorldPhotographyDay – an “annual, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.” We explore each of these elements with reference to some of our previous blogs. World Photography Day looks to develop a movement beyond its annual one day occurrence, with the intention of continuing to inspire positive impact across the globe. Social media makes this easier to facilitate because these platforms give photographs an immediate, worldwide audience. Connections can be fostered…

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Celebrating photography for #WorldPhotographyDay | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Monday 19th August, 2019 is #WorldPhotographyDay – an “annual, worldwide celebration of the art, craft, science and history of photography.” We explore each of these elements with reference to some of our previous blogs. World Photography Day looks to develop a movement beyond its annual one day occurrence, with the intention of continuing to inspire positive impact across the globe. Social media makes this easier to facilitate because these platforms give photographs an immediate, worldwide audience. Connections can be fostered…

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Documenting £5.5m Royal Bridge Pontoon replacement at Sheerness – Time.Lapse Photography Article

WE captured over 50,000 images using our fully-managed, dual-camera system set up as Beckett Rankine installed a new pontoon at Peel Ports’ London Medway facility. With the first camera system set back behind the pontoon, capturing an overview of developments, the second was strategically positioned waterside looking down over the works. This allowed for ample coverage of the replacement without hinderance to the safe operations carried out by personnel on site. From these positions, we covered all key manoeuvres throughout…

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5 benefits of remote time-lapse capture – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Remote capture has multiple benefits: here are five ways in which it can work for you. Time-lapse photography is a fruitful method in many respects but it is probably best known for its ability to compress time. Taking its definition from the way it can make time appear to be moving much faster – or ‘lapsing’ – time-lapse can bring out the subtleties of many subjects. A construction build, celestial motion, a child growing day-by-day, a special sporting event: these…

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Working with Airbus at the Goodwood Speed Festival 2019 – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Feature image © Airbus/ Jan Wood. Used with permission. As part of our continued capture of the new Mars rover, we recently built a tailored viewing solution for a special Airbus exhibition at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019. Two of our camera systems are currently installed at the aerospace pioneer’s Stevenage base, capturing as final assembly of the robotic vehicle – officially known as the Rosalind Franklin rover – is taking place ahead of its exploratory mission to Mars in…

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Time-Lapse Trends: the world of fashion – 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. From red carpet events, cat walks and the latest trends, the world of fashion is a hive of activity and creativity. Time-lapse is utilised in many ways to…

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Time-lapse Scotland | Time-Lapse Systems – Time.Lapse Photography Article

FROM capturing at the first-ever European Championships to construction some of the UK’s biggest companies’ headquarters, we have helped to document some of Scotland’s most iconic construction projects of recent years. As one of Europe’s leading managed time-lapse providers, we regularly help to capture projects across Scotland – from Dumfries & Galloway to as far north as Stornoway. Our time-lapse & video solutions have been utilised widely to document significant regional developments in important sectors, including education, construction, sport and…

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Why choose time-lapse capture for transport developments? – Time.Lapse Photography Article

With the likes of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail hitting the headlines recently, it’s clear that major investments are being made to improve transport across the UK. How effective is time-lapse photography at showcasing major developments like these? With the recent announcement that the new Prime Minister pledges to back Northern Powerhouse Rail, transport developments remain a priority for the UK. This comes a few weeks after the wider Northern Powerhouse proposal – a government initiative to boost the economic…

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Documenting legacies of space travel with photography – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Above: credit to NASA for this feature image. Cameras have been there at every step of our discoveries in outer space. We consider the significance of photographic technologies beyond earth. The Apollo 50th celebrations occurring earlier this month marked Apollo 11’s historic flight to the moon back in 1969. Since then, space exploration has continued to flourish, with broader investigations of other planets in our solar system too. Photographing the lunar legacy The lunar legacy that has since followed American…

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5 benefits of time-lapse for retail developments – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse photography can offer many opportunities for developments in any number of retail settings. Here, we discuss five particular benefits of time-lapse for retailers of various kinds. Works can range from important on-site developments such as an internal fit-out, the construction of an entirely new commercial venue, or more of a way to understand how customers navigate a retail environment. Whatever it is you are looking to achieve by documenting your retail project, time-lapse can be adapted to suit various…

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Time-lapse video catch-up – what you might’ve missed – Time.Lapse Photography Article

With so much content flooding the Internet, it is easy to miss things. Here’s a few of our favourite time-lapse videos fresh from the past seven days. One of the main perks of time-lapse photography is that it grants speed to progress; images are captured at a much lower, regulated frame rate than when viewed together in sequence, thus creating the illusion that time is ‘lapsing.’ This is just as effective working close-up with your subject as it is when…

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Dual camera systems capture Coast Road Junction improvements – Time.Lapse Photography Article

We time-lapse the transformation of the A19/A1058 Coast Road into the North East’s first triple-decker junction. With the first camera system positioned on the northbound side of the roundabout, and camera two on the opposite side, we could encompass the full scale of these complex works. Working with our client WSP, we identified two ideal positions to site independent towers onto which to install our systems. These were chosen not only to achieve the best possible angles, but also with…

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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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