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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 and may…

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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 and may…

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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 the project,…

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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 are all…

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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 2020.In addition…

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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 shed…

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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 entertainment.Marking sporting…

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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 profile of…

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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 legacyThe lunar legacy that has since followed American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz…

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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 environments but…

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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 shooting from…

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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 all operatives’…

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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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