Time-lapse

Documenting core cities of the Northern Powerhouse |Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Documenting core cities of the Northern Powerhouse |Time-Lapse Systems As the proposal to boost the economic profile and the ‘levelling up’ of the North of England continues, 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…

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Macro time-lapse and time-lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Macro time-lapse and time-lapse | Time-Lapse Systems What is macro time-lapse and how is it different to regular time-lapse photography? We consider the subtle but important characteristics of this specific genre. What is macro time-lapse? Macro time-lapse is a technique within time-lapse photography that involves the camera taking photographs of objects with a ratio of 1:1 or larger. Simply explained, it is where small objects appear life-size or larger. Macro lenses allow for closer focusing distances than normal lenses, which…

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Capturing the 20-minute neighbourhood | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Capturing the 20-minute neighbourhood | Time-Lapse Systems Due to the pandemic and the lockdowns it has induced, a spotlight has been placed on the importance of our local neighbourhoods and of their livability.  People have been forced to spend more time locally, working from home, using communal outdoor spaces, and connecting with their communities. Cycling and walking have come to the forefront, meaning pedestrians and cyclists have taken priority, with widened pavements and improved bike routes. A new vision of urban…

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Christmas 2020 captured on time-lapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

Christmas 2020 captured on time-lapse Christmas is nearly here, with twinkly lights, festive music, and decorations appearing far earlier this year. After a strange few months, people need the cheer and familiarity that the big day brings. Christmas 2020 may be rather different from the previous, but people are ready to celebrate and enjoy some much-needed yuletide cheer. We have pulled together a selection of time-lapse videos that reflect what is happening this year. Christmas Lights time-lapse We may all…

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Capturing ice through time-lapse – part 2 – Time Lapse Photography Article

Capturing ice through time-lapse – part 2 We began the first part of our capturing ice through time-lapse blog by focussing on detailed time-lapse studies of ice melting. In part two we turn our attention to ice melting on a larger scale. In this blog, we have picked out a selection of time-lapse videos that show a more serious side to capturing the different states of water and ice for natural history, scientific and research purposes. Natural History Time-Lapse Natural…

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Capturing ice through time-lapse – part 1 – Time Lapse Photography Article

Capturing ice through time-lapse – part 1 As the weather becomes colder, now seems a good time to explore how ice is captured through time-lapse. Video sequences can speedily reveal its gradual changing state and magnify subtle changes. Ice in its various forms is fascinating to watch, and therefore it is interesting to focus on how it is captured in different ways, from ice cubes melting in a glass to ice crystals rapidly developing. With such a variety of videos…

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Our HS2 St James Garden time-lapse in BBC series – Time Lapse Photography Article

Our HS2 St James Garden time-lapse in BBC series A new BBC series “Britain’s Biggest Dig” delves into the findings from the HS2 excavation at St James’s Gardens, London, and features our time-lapse footage to illustrate the manpower and work involved in such a large-scale project.   Shown on BBC Two (and on BBC i-Player), this three-part documentary series has interspersed sequences of our time-lapse capture into the first episode to emphasise the scale of the excavation work undertaken. Visually…

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Time-lapse captures cake and cookie decorating – Time Lapse Photography Article

Time-lapse captures cake and cookie decorating Cake baking, cookie creating, and decorating have all become national obsessions during the pandemic. As we spend more time than ever at home, we have been looking for activities to absorb us as individuals and families. The popularity of concocting and eating tasty treats has increased as we try to make our day to day that little bit more interesting in unsettling times. Time-lapse offers an ideal medium for capturing the intricacies of cake…

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Capturing Hawker Typhoon veteran’s dream flight – Time Lapse Photography Article

Capturing Hawker Typhoon veteran’s dream flight We were privileged to capture the surprise dream flight that the Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group (HTPG) had arranged for veteran pilot Bernard Gardiner. 98-year-old Bernard Gardiner is one of the last remaining WWII Hawker pilots. He flew Hawker Hurricanes and Hawker Typhoons during the war. However, the Supermarine Spitfire always alluded him. Nearly 80 years on, the HTPG decided to surprise Bernard with a flight in a Spitfire as a huge thank you for…

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Showcasing Hotel Construction through time-lapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

Showcasing Hotel Construction through time-lapse With 2020 being the year of the ‘staycation’, now it is a fitting time to look at the growth in the hotel and resort construction sector in the UK and how time-lapse photography can effectively document the rise of domestic tourism. With the population having little choice other than to stay in the UK this year due to COVID-19 restrictions and quarantines, it is good news that the UK leisure industry already has many construction…

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Pregnancy captured through time-lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Pregnancy captured through time-lapse | Time-Lapse Systems Time-lapse can be used in many ways, but something that has been popular since its inception is tracking the progress of nature and growth. Time-lapse photography can be used to capture a visual record of a significant stretch of time, such as an entire pregnancy, and then distill the whole process into a few minutes. Incremental developments, that take months can with clever editing be compressed into striking short videos. Capturing human pregnancy…

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Rail Construction through Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Rail Construction through Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems The UK rail network is currently seeing major improvement works and huge levels of investment. The government has an ambitious investment plan which they hope will unlock the UK rail system’s full potential. The aim is to significantly improve Britain’s rail network, increasing capacity, relieving congestion, and providing a better service and experience for customers. With such planned growth, we focus on how time-lapse photography can effectively document rail construction. Rishi Sunak declared…

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How Autumn is captured through time-lapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

How Autumn is captured through time-lapse Autumn is upon us, so now seems a good time to explore how the season is captured and celebrated through time-lapse. Video sequences can speedily reveal its gradual vibrancy and magnify subtle changes.  This seasonal change is celebrated throughout the world, and therefore it is interesting to focus on how autumn is captured in different landscapes and cities. Time-lapse photography is an ideal way to be transported and immersed in beautiful, changing scenery. Although…

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Capturing a new education facility for Modulek Ltd – Time Lapse Photography Article

Capturing a new education facility for Modulek Ltd As modular construction gains popularity, we worked with Modulek to time-lapse one of their latest projects, at Solihull Sixth Form college. With the project taking place on a ‘live’ school site, our highly skilled engineers worked closely with Modulek to ensure a safe, secure position for our camera system, whilst also attaining the best angle for optimum capture. From February to May 2020, we captured the whole project, from the groundworks right…

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Road construction through time-lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Road construction through time-lapse | Time-Lapse Systems With Boris Johnsons New Deal pledge to ‘build, build, build’, investment in infrastructure and road building is set to increase. As approval for transport system projects across the UK is confirmed, now seems a good time to focus on how time-lapse photography can effectively document road construction.   Tipner Park and Ride construction With the Prime Minister promising: “we will build, build, build. Build back better, build back greener, build back faster and…

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Offsite Construction through Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Offsite Construction through Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems Offsite construction is a rapidly expanding sector in the UK building industry. This construction technique is now used across many build sectors, including housing, healthcare, education, leisure, and hotels. Offsite and modern methods of construction (MMC) are being increasingly used due to their speed, cost-effectiveness, and versatility. Showcasing offsite construction through time-lapse videos is an excellent way to highlight these benefits. With high-resolution Ultra HD footage, video can capture the efficiency, ease, and…

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Red Jet 7 ferry build revealed in time-lapse video – Time Lapse Photography Article

Red Jet 7 ferry build revealed in time-lapse video Almost two years since it was set into service by the Duchess of Cornwall, the incredible build of RedJet 7 is now revealed through our time-lapse video. With our long-standing relationship with Wight Shipyard, our bespoke camera systems were already in situ at the shipyard, allowing us to instantly begin capture of the RedJet 7 build process some 11 months before its launch. Time-lapse of RedJet 7 part way through construction…

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Celebrating Architectural Photography on World Photography Day | – Time Lapse Photography Article

Celebrating Architectural Photography on World Photography Day | We’re celebrating architectural photography on World Photography Day by looking at how its different genres help us explore and visualise the world. World Photography Day on the 19th August, is a day dedicated to worldwide photography. The date is historical, as in 1839 the French government purchased the patent of the invention of the daguerreotype – a photographic process – and announced it a gift “Free to the World”. Every year images…

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Modular Builds for Schools through Time-Lapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

Modular Builds for Schools through Time-Lapse Modular building has gradually been entering the mainstream and is now definitely having its ‘moment’. It has become popular for use in education builds due to the ease, speed, and high quality that it now offers. New facilities can be constructed quickly whilst also offering bespoke first-rate solutions.  To shine a light on these benefits, time-lapse construction videos can capture the whole modular build process. They show how swift and straightforward projects run from…

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Mass timber construction through time-lapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

Mass timber construction through time-lapse Mass timber may be the greener way of housing a growing population. With the development and innovation of engineered timber, specifically cross-laminated timber, it seems as though there is a future for this sustainable building material.Time-lapse videos are a great way to showcase mass timber’s benefits and the whole construction process. They show the ease, speed, and quality of projects right from the first CLT panel in the factory through to the fast construction on…

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A Look at Driving Time-Lapse – Time Lapse Photography Article

A Look at Driving Time-Lapse Driving time-lapse can capture surroundings and a different place in just a few minutes of video. From a hectic city to the wide-open landscapes, you instantly get a sense of the place through time-lapse.There are many types of driving time-lapse. Those that focus on surroundings, those that focus on motion or others that are created based on the experience of driving. With clever editing, time-lapse smoothly pieces together the motion of driving as well as…

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Travel Destination Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Travel Destination Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems The tourism and travel industry have long known the power of a destination time-lapse video.Time-lapse photography is a perfect medium for travel. The beauty, uniqueness, and diversity of a country, city or landscape can be translated through imagery in just a few minutes of video. This marketing tool quickly captures the essence of a destination. In a few minutes of escapism, a viewer can be fully absorbed in an environment and hopefully be tempted…

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How Site Monitoring is Helping in the ‘New Normal’ – Time Lapse Photography Article

How Site Monitoring is Helping in the ‘New Normal’ Site monitoring has shown its ever-growing importance as the world has had to adjust to a ‘new normal’ with the Covid-19 pandemic, with the full potential of time-lapse photography utilised by its dual capability as a site monitoring solution.iRis 4.0, provided by Time-Lapse SystemsWhat are the key benefits of site monitoring?Remote monitoring in the ‘new normal’One of the key benefits of time-lapse camera systems in the ‘new normal’ is their remote…

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Hospital Construction Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Hospital Construction Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems Hospital construction is key to the nation’s health, from the rapidly created hospitals for the Covid-19 pandemic to the meticulously planned, purpose-designed, permanent builds for the NHS. Hospital construction time-lapse can document all variations of these builds, offering short-term to long-term capture depending on the length and scale of projects.Above: Radiotherapy Centre construction at Royal Worcestershire HospitalHow have new hospitals been built so quickly?Hospital builds have been in the news extensively due to the…

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Bridge Construction Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Bridge Construction Time-Lapse | Time-Lapse Systems Bridge construction is an essential part any infrastructure network, helping to create effective, smooth flowing road and rail transportation routes.Time-lapse capture can document all aspects of bridge construction, from bridge engineering and manufacturing to installation and demolition. Bridge construction time-lapse captures the complex work involved in building bridges of all types, size, and scale.How is a bridge constructed?Modern bridges are constructed in a multitude of ways, depending on the terrain and the physical obstruction…

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St Thomas’s Church refurbishment time-lapse video| Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

St Thomas’s Church refurbishment time-lapse video| Time-Lapse Systems Our time-lapse video from St Thomas’s Church, Salisbury, helps to document the most extensive refurbishment undertaken at the building since Victorian times.In just five weeks in early 2020, the central nave of the church was fully renovated to create an attractive, multi-purpose space for religious and community events, helped by the church’s Quest 2020 fundraising campaign.We meticulously planned and built two completely bespoke fixing solutions for this, designing them with sensitivity to…

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Night Sky Time-Lapse Photography | Time-Lapse-Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Night Sky Time-Lapse Photography | Time-Lapse-Systems One of the most popular genres of time-lapse photography is the night sky due to its magical, mysterious appeal. Spectacular time-lapse videos show the wonders of the night sky, capturing details unseen to the human eye. This natural phenomenon is so special and awe inspiring that it has its own genre, night sky time-lapse photography, also known as astrophotography.How do you capture night sky photos?To capture stunning night sky photos for time-lapse the right…

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Time-Lapse Captures the Seasons | Time-Lapse Systems – Time Lapse Photography Article

Time-Lapse Captures the Seasons | Time-Lapse Systems Time-lapse photography is an effective way of documenting the transition and change throughout the seasons. Each season brings noticeable changes to the landscape, and this can be emphasised quickly using time-lapse. Time-lapse captures the seasons, accelerating change so that natural occurrences happen in a visually much shorter timeframe.Using a series of still images in rapid sequence means that within a few minutes, time-lapse can quickly show seasonal changes spanning a whole year. Time-lapse…

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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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