Introducing BlinkX: our most powerful time lapse controller, now available for HERO5.

Introducing BlinkX: our most powerful time lapse controller, now available for HERO5.

by Sarah W October 03, 2017

The CamDo team gives you a peek behind the curtain of the new and improved BlinkX. Packed with amazing features and now compatible with GoPro HERO5, this is our most powerful time lapse controller yet.

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How to trigger your GoPro using a GPS and Arduino / MicroController interface

How to trigger your GoPro using a GPS and Arduino / MicroController interface

by Dean E August 28, 2017

Learn how to trigger your GoPro based on a GPS position / distance travelled, an Arduino and the CamDo Blink camera controller. Complete with an LCD display this is a fun and straight forward project.

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Customer Footage: Creative Construction Time Lapse Video of City Park Construction

Customer Footage: Creative Construction Time Lapse Video of City Park Construction

by Sarah W August 16, 2017

Peter Drury has been tasked with documenting the building of an inner city park from the Hamilton New Zealand local government authority. Using Blink and a Solar Enclosure, not only does he create impressive construction time lapse photography of the project, but he weaves different angles of both time lapse and straight video together to create a truly interesting perspective of the work. 

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Interview With Photographer and CamDo Customer, Sev Samulski

Interview With Photographer and CamDo Customer, Sev Samulski

by Todd M August 09, 2017

CamDo CEO Todd McCann sits down with one of our customers, photographer Sev Samulski, to talk about his experience particularly regarding time lapse.

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How To Trigger Your GoPro with an Accelerometer and Blink

How To Trigger Your GoPro with an Accelerometer and Blink

by Kyle K July 26, 2017

CamDo Engineer Kyle walks through how to trigger your GoPro camera using an accelerometer from Sparkfun and our Blink controller.

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Customer Footage: Beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway Time Lapse Photography

Customer Footage: Beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway Time Lapse Photography

by Sarah W July 17, 2017

CamDo customer Nick Holshouser recently sent us some gorgeous footage taken from Blue Ridge Parkway in Pisgah National Park, North Carolina. Check out his videos and a short interview. 

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A Day in the Life of a CamDo Product Engineer - A Time Lapse

A Day in the Life of a CamDo Product Engineer - A Time Lapse

by Sarah W June 22, 2017

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Snapping Turtle Stares Down GoPro Camera

Snapping Turtle Stares Down GoPro Camera

by Sarah W June 08, 2017

CamDo Solutions founder, Peter Jennings, captured this curious snapping turtle staring down his GoPro camera at Stony Lake in Ontario, Canada using our Underwater Wifi Cable.

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CamDo Customer Uses Blink to Capture Long Term Time Lapse of New Work Space

CamDo Customer Uses Blink to Capture Long Term Time Lapse of New Work Space

by Sarah W June 02, 2017

Customer Cla Tschenett recently shared the final video showing the construction and capabilities of his family’s company, Tschenett AG. They decided to build a new hall/workshop in their village of Müstair, Switzerland to have more space for the daily business: roof constructing, plumbing and heating installations. The new hall is large enough to allow growth to a new offering: Waterjet cutting. 

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Top 7 Misconceptions About GoPro Cameras

Top 7 Misconceptions About GoPro Cameras

by Kyle K May 26, 2017

There are many great things about the GoPro camera, hence why it was one of the biggest disruptors in recent tech history. However, despite it’s accolades, there are still some common misconceptions about GoPro cameras.

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PROJECT TO WATCH: Customer Uses Time Lapse to Aid in Studying Antarctic Ice Shelf Stability

PROJECT TO WATCH: Customer Uses Time Lapse to Aid in Studying Antarctic Ice Shelf Stability

by Sarah W May 11, 2017

Douglas MacAyeal is studying the impact of supraglacial lakes on ice-shelf stability on the McMurdo Ice Shelf in Antarctica (project number PLR-1443126) and has tested and will use Blink in his efforts. He sheds some light on this project and how he's landed on the right time lapse equipment for this project.

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What are the best GoPro settings for time lapse photography?

What are the best GoPro settings for time lapse photography?

by Dean E May 10, 2017

Time lapse photography allows you to capture many hours or even years into a couple of minutes of video. But to get it right there are a number of key issues that need to be considered in planning your shoot. Don’t be afraid, it’s all common sense, we just want to help maximise your chances of time lapse success!

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Customer Footage: Winter-to-Spring Season Transition Time Lapse in Zion National Park by Derrick Lytle

Customer Footage: Winter-to-Spring Season Transition Time Lapse in Zion National Park by Derrick Lytle

by Sarah W April 26, 2017

Derrick Lytle is back with a beautiful season time lapse to show the transition from winter to spring in Zion National Park using our Blink time lapse controller, Solar Enclosure and GoPro HERO3+ camera.

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Customer Project Update: La Pedrera Construction is Now Complete! Watch the Final Video.

Customer Project Update: La Pedrera Construction is Now Complete! Watch the Final Video.

by Sarah W April 18, 2017

Back in October, we featured an in-progress construction time lapse of La Pedrera, in Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina submitted by CamDo customer and director/co-producer on the project, Gustavo L. Salgado. Salgado graciously reached out again to provide a complete time lapse video of the project. Check in out!

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GoPro Uses CamDo Intervalometer in 'GoPro Cause' Film, 'The Seed Vault'

GoPro Uses CamDo Intervalometer in 'GoPro Cause' Film, 'The Seed Vault'

by Sarah W April 04, 2017

GoPro's recent GoPro for a Cause film, The Seed Vault, highlights the Crop Trust: an organization that aims to secure the world's food supply, forever. The CamDo Solutions Time Lapse Intervalometer was used to illustrate the point of the potential for extinction of crop species by time lapsing the full decay of pieces of fruit. Read more about this important cause and watch the film & check out behind-the-scenes footage.

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Customer Footage: Fireweed Building Mural Time Lapse

Customer Footage: Fireweed Building Mural Time Lapse

by Sarah W March 29, 2017

Brett Eichenberger, Resonance Productions Director and Producer, recently used our Blink, our 6 Watt Solar Enclosure and a GoPro HERO4 camera to capture the completion of a beautiful mural on a building in downtown Portland, Oregon.  

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CamDo Compares GoPro Studio vs. GoPro Quik

CamDo Compares GoPro Studio vs. GoPro Quik

by Kyle K March 13, 2017

GoPro has always provided tools to help users edit their content. In the past, GoPro Studio was the only desktop app available for photo and video editing. With the release of the HERO5 product line, GoPro split their editing software into GoPro Studio and GoPro Quik. So what are the differences?

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Customer Footage: Experimentarium Museum Construction Progress Time Lapse Videos by David Trood

Customer Footage: Experimentarium Museum Construction Progress Time Lapse Videos by David Trood

by Sarah W March 10, 2017

David Trood used Blink to create in-progress construction time lapse videos to supplement the amazing Experimentarium construction video we recently featured. A great idea for all construction time lapse projects.

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How to interface your GoPro to a microcontroller (Arduino, ESP8266, etc) using Blink

How to interface your GoPro to a microcontroller (Arduino, ESP8266, etc) using Blink

by Dean E March 01, 2017

We show you how to use the CamDo Blink GoPro time lapse controller to interface control of the GoPro camera with a microcontroller such as an Arduino or ESP8266 (and others).

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CamDo Captures British Columbia Backcountry Time Lapse with Blink

CamDo Captures British Columbia Backcountry Time Lapse with Blink

by Yarin K February 28, 2017

A great feature of the CamDo Blink time lapse controller is the ability to automatically switch camera shooting modes between different sets of schedules. I put this time lapse feature to the test in a backcountry ski touring trip to the Waddington hut in the beautiful Lord of the Rings mountain range located just north of the Whistler/Blackcomb Ski resort in BC Canada.  

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Construction Time Lapse Done Creatively by David Trood: Watch the Construction of the Danish Science Center

Construction Time Lapse Done Creatively by David Trood: Watch the Construction of the Danish Science Center

by Sarah W February 23, 2017

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Russ Ricketts Uses Underwater WiFi Cable to Capture Gorgeous Underwater Footage of Life Below the Surface

Russ Ricketts Uses Underwater WiFi Cable to Capture Gorgeous Underwater Footage of Life Below the Surface

by Sarah W February 09, 2017

Long-time customer, Russ Ricketts has utilized our Underwater WiFi Extension cable to capture footage and create an artful yet subtle nudge to remind the viewer of the natural beauty that surrounds us. Check out his latest below, titled "The Search for Understanding".

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Customer Footage: Tulip Time Lapse with Blink + Product Review by Derrick Lytle

Customer Footage: Tulip Time Lapse with Blink + Product Review by Derrick Lytle

by Sarah W February 09, 2017

Derrick Lytle, a freelance photographer from Utah, recently tested out Blink by shooting a time lapse video of some tulips blooming in his home studio with a GoPro HERO3+ camera.

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How To Reset Your GoPro HERO5 Wifi Password Quickly  (Black or Session)

How To Reset Your GoPro HERO5 Wifi Password Quickly (Black or Session)

by Dean E February 01, 2017

We walk through the steps of changing your GoPro HERO5 Black or Session wifi password.

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How to Create a Time Lapse Using a Slider

How to Create a Time Lapse Using a Slider

by Kyle K January 30, 2017

A nice feature of a short time lapse (interval 1min) is that you get the feeling of movement due to the subjects (people, cars, etc) appearing in more than one frame. This effect can be heightened by adding a motion control rig to track at a slow rate while the camera is shooting. We show you how. 

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CamDo Customer Uses Bullet Cables & GoPro HERO4 Cameras to Create Light Graffiti Effect

CamDo Customer Uses Bullet Cables & GoPro HERO4 Cameras to Create Light Graffiti Effect

by Sarah W January 25, 2017

CamDo customer Mind Spirit Design recently utilized our Bullet cables, GoPro HERO4 cameras and our PowerPad Multi Camera Charge and Sync Station to offer a creative interactive experience for their client Lincoln.

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With Recent Solar & Dry Enclosure Improvements, Get Better Long Term Time Lapse Footage

With Recent Solar & Dry Enclosure Improvements, Get Better Long Term Time Lapse Footage

by Terry G January 11, 2017

For our long term time lapse customers, the SOLAR and DRY enclosures are critical products to ensure successful projects. We give you a behind-the-scenes look at the important updates to these products.

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CamDo Bullet and Blink - How to create a quick Bullet Time Slice or Time Lapse video with FFmpeg

CamDo Bullet and Blink - How to create a quick Bullet Time Slice or Time Lapse video with FFmpeg

by Dean E January 11, 2017

We explain in this article how to use a simple script and the powerful ffmpeg tool to quickly create a time slice video from a series of stills in a Bullet time rig or a time lapse video from a series of time lapse stills.

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GoPro HERO5 Update for CamDo Solutions

GoPro HERO5 Update for CamDo Solutions

by Kyle K December 21, 2016

We break down the features and functions of the GoPro HERO5 camera -- and what this means for our products in the future.

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CamDo Solutions Holiday Sale: 15% Off Of Everything!

CamDo Solutions Holiday Sale: 15% Off Of Everything!

by Sarah W December 20, 2016

What a year! To wrap things up, we're offering 15% off of everything on www.Cam-Do.com plus free ground shipping on U.S. orders. Just use code XMAS16 at checkout through December 26, 11:59pm.

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How does temperature affect solar panel and lithium ion (Li-Ion) battery performance? Why is Always-On mode important?

How does temperature affect solar panel and lithium ion (Li-Ion) battery performance? Why is Always-On mode important?

by Dean E December 18, 2016

How do solar panel and lithium-ion battery performance change with temperature? Read about the factors to consider in this blog post.

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Laura James Uses Underwater Live Stream to Raise Awareness on Ocean Pollution

Laura James Uses Underwater Live Stream to Raise Awareness on Ocean Pollution

by Sarah W December 16, 2016

CamDo Customer Laura James uses our Underwater WiFi Cable to live stream on Periscope to raise awareness of the state of the ocean floor's pollution.

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What are the best GoPro settings to use it as a Dashcam?

What are the best GoPro settings to use it as a Dashcam?

by Dean E December 15, 2016

Read about the best settings to use your GoPro as a Dashcam and how the CamDo 'Dash' product really converts your GoPro into a high-quality dashcam.

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Customer Footage Highlight: Lidl Supermarket Construction Time Lapse Video

Customer Footage Highlight: Lidl Supermarket Construction Time Lapse Video

by Sarah W December 13, 2016

Customer Runolfur Gudbjornsson has created a simple, clean and impressive construction time lapse of a demolition and construction of a Lidl supermarket over an 8 month period using an array of CamDo products.

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Whytecliff Bay Time Lapse - Using Blink & GoPro HERO4 Silver

Whytecliff Bay Time Lapse - Using Blink & GoPro HERO4 Silver

by Todd M December 08, 2016

The CamDo team creates a beautiful long term time lapse of Whyteliff Bay using our Blink controller, Dry Enclosure, V15 battery and a GoPro HERO4 camera.

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Customer Footage Highlight: Construction Time Lapse of the World's Largest Ethane Gas Carrier

Customer Footage Highlight: Construction Time Lapse of the World's Largest Ethane Gas Carrier

by Sarah W November 16, 2016

Photographer David Trood was commissioned by Evergas to show the construction of the world's largest Ethane gas carrier in a shipyard in China. He has created an impressive video, demonstrating creative usage of time lapse footage.

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