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Construction Time Lapse - Blog Posts

This section of our blog summarises all things Construction Time Lapse.

UpBlink is Finally Here. Now Available for Pre-Sale

UpBlink is Finally Here. Now Available for Pre-Sale

by Sarah Wallace March 12, 2019

The wait is over. We announced that UpBlink was coming back in December. And now, it’s available for Pre-Sale. Our aim is to help streamline your long term time lapse workflow. And with UpBlink, we have! Now, get automatic image upload and remote site monitoring with UpBlink.

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How Construction Video Marketing Will Drive More Business

How Construction Video Marketing Will Drive More Business

by Sarah Wallace February 20, 2019

Video is highly effective. This is an undeniable fact. Whether it is because people have short attention spans or prefer engaging with moving images, video has become a marketing force that cannot be ignored. If you haven’t included video in your construction marketing strategy, it’s time to start. And we can help!

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The Top Four Tips for Construction Site Security

The Top Four Tips for Construction Site Security

by Sarah Wallace January 30, 2019

While we’re not in the business of construction site security, it is top of mind for many of our customers. And it’s something we care about too. Customers occasionally bring this issue up during discussion of upcoming projects. It’s an important aspect of the process - and photography does have a role in ensuring your site is safe and secure.

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5 Considerations of Winter Time Lapse Photography

5 Considerations of Winter Time Lapse Photography

by Sarah Wallace January 21, 2019

Our customers tend to run long term time lapse projects with average durations of 6-12 months (or longer!). If you’re one of these people, you’ll likely experience the joys of dealing with the cold weather that accompanies winter months… and all of the challenges that come along with it. Here are the five things to consider when capturing time lapse footage during the cold winter months.

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Customer Footage: Final Time Lapse of 18-Month UDOT Highway Construction Project

Customer Footage: Final Time Lapse of 18-Month UDOT Highway Construction Project

by Sarah Wallace January 03, 2019

Last year, we featured a highway construction time lapse done by Utah Department of Transportation that was submitted by Bobby Gibson of InBlue Productions. The first video was a progress video that illustrated one piece of a much larger pie. This project turned a highway into a freeway-style road, which consisted of building ramps/underpasses for all the busy cross streets for the highway.

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Introducing UpBlink: 4K Long Term Time Lapse with Cloud Upload Capabilities

Introducing UpBlink: 4K Long Term Time Lapse with Cloud Upload Capabilities

by Sarah Wallace December 27, 2018

UpBlink is a time lapse intervalometer and scheduler that allows for image upload. It provides all the things you know and love about BlinkX: 4K quality, is easy to deploy, allows for remote monitoring, lowest total cost of ownership... but expands its capability to uploading images to the cloud via CloudX Pro.

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Watch: 6-Year Construction Time Lapse of Amazon's Seattle Headquarters

Watch: 6-Year Construction Time Lapse of Amazon's Seattle Headquarters

by Sarah Wallace December 12, 2018

Watch Amazon’s Seattle headquarters six-year construction project in just 40 seconds. This impressive time lapse shows the work done on the SR 99 tunnel project.

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The 5 Most Creative Construction Time Lapse Videos

The 5 Most Creative Construction Time Lapse Videos

by Sarah Wallace December 03, 2018

Our customers frequently submit examples of unique ways they're using time lapse to highlight their construction projects. They're bringing each project to life in creative ways. We highlight five of the most unique construction time lapse videos that we've received so far that utilize our products.

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The Top 4 Reasons to Create Time Lapse Videos of your Construction Projects

The Top 4 Reasons to Create Time Lapse Videos of your Construction Projects

by Sarah Wallace November 30, 2018

The use of time lapse videos within the construction industry has exploded over the years. More and more of our clients have indicated to us that creating time lapse videos of their construction projects is now a crucial part of their workflow. But why?

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Customer Footage: Roofing & Waterproofing Construction Time Lapse & Aerial Footage

Customer Footage: Roofing & Waterproofing Construction Time Lapse & Aerial Footage

by Sarah Wallace November 08, 2018

CamDo customer Nick Henry at Drone Life Aerials shared footage of his recent construction time lapse project with us. The video mixes both time lapse and aerial footage to capture a roofing and waterproofing construction project and used our BlinkX Time Lapse Controller, a GoPro HERO5 camera and a Solar Enclosure to capture the time lapse images.  

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Customer Footage: Construction Time Lapse of Shed Restaurant, Tofino BC

Customer Footage: Construction Time Lapse of Shed Restaurant, Tofino BC

by Katherine Wittman July 30, 2018

There are a few things synonymous with the town of Tofino, on Canada’s West Coast, including but certainly not limited to: surf culture, the rugged coastline, rain, refreshing, cold waters, Shelter RestaurantTacofinoHot Springs, fishing and we bet that the newly opened Shed Restaurant becomes one, too!

The construction time lapse footage of Shed Restaurant featured in this blog was captured over 5 months using our purpose-built ShootX time lapse camera and CloudX Pro for remote monitoring of the construction site.

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CamDo Insider: In Blue Production’s Long Term Construction Time Lapse Camera Overview

CamDo Insider: In Blue Production’s Long Term Construction Time Lapse Camera Overview

by Katherine Wittman July 19, 2018

CamDo customer Bobby Gibson, who has been featured twice before in our blog, including this bridge construction time lapse project and this solar panel installation time lapse, recently shared his overview of the CamDo long term time lapse tools he has been using to capture his construction time lapse footage, namely the SolarX Time Lapse Enclosure.

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FREE CamDoMachine Time Lapse Software Now Available for Download

FREE CamDoMachine Time Lapse Software Now Available for Download

by Katherine Wittman July 12, 2018

CamDo Solutions has released CamDoMachine, our free time lapse software, to help you to create time lapse footage easily, quickly, and without bloated software.

Our time lapse software was designed to be simple to use: CamDoMachine can take images from any source, including ShootX, as opposed to other time lapse software like GoPro Studio: it is a powerful tool, but it only allows the use of GoPro footage.

The best part about CamDoMachine? It's completely free!

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Streamlined Construction Time Lapse Solutions: CamDo Meets Procore

Streamlined Construction Time Lapse Solutions: CamDo Meets Procore

by Katherine Wittman June 20, 2018

CamDo Solutions is excited to announce the first step in our integration with one of the leading construction management software platforms: Procore. Now, the best in quality and value in construction time lapse solutions that you've come to expect from CamDo, integrates seamlessly, quickly, and at the touch of a button with Procore's trusted, universal platform.

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Customer Footage: Construction Time Lapse of Area 27 Motorsports Park

Customer Footage: Construction Time Lapse of Area 27 Motorsports Park

by Marcos Chen June 01, 2018

CamDo customer Jon Hunwick recently shared some incredible construction time lapse footage of Area 27 Motorsports Park. As producer of Asymetriq Productions Inc., Jon captured the long process of building a race track designed by Jacques Villeneuve.

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Customer Footage: Remodeling Home Construction Time Lapse

Customer Footage: Remodeling Home Construction Time Lapse

by Marcos Chen May 16, 2018

CamDo customer Seth Larson recently shared some amazing home construction time lapse footage using our Blink setup. His company specializes in creating beautiful home remodeling projects in San Diego, CA.

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Customer Project in Progress: Construction Time Lapse of an Office and Fabrication Plant

Customer Project in Progress: Construction Time Lapse of an Office and Fabrication Plant

by Anna Jean-Louis April 17, 2018

Customer Trevor Walker shared an in-progress clip of a construction time lapse project he's working on in of a demolition and construction of an office and fabrication plant for a supplier of specialist equipment to the gas and oil industry. He was approached to handle this project after completing a six month project for another fabrication plant for hydraulic equipment on the same industrial estate. 

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Customer Footage: Solar Panel Installation Time Lapse on a Residential Home

Customer Footage: Solar Panel Installation Time Lapse on a Residential Home

by Anna Jean-Louis April 10, 2018

CamDo customer Bobby Gibson uses Blink time lapse controllers with GoPro HERO4 cameras to capture a solar panel installation time lapse. This project was done for a solar company called Auric Solar to help illustrate how quick and easy solar panel installations really are. 

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Customer Project: Prefabricated Corporate Office Construction Time Lapse

Customer Project: Prefabricated Corporate Office Construction Time Lapse

by Anna Jean-Louis April 03, 2018

Customer Juan Diego Bautista Rodriguez shared a corporate office construction time lapse project with us called “Project Corporativo 338,” which he worked on with his company, La Sombrilla AV. He used a Solar Enclosure, our Programmable Scheduler (which has been replaced by Blink and BlinkX), a v15 battery and a GoPro HERO4 Black to capture the footage.

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Four-Year Construction Time Lapse: Coal, Clinker and Cement Terminal Project

Four-Year Construction Time Lapse: Coal, Clinker and Cement Terminal Project

by Anna Jean-Louis March 16, 2018

CamDo customer Rizwan Bhiriya doesn’t mess around when it comes to ‘long term’ in long term time lapse photography. He recently shared his latest project with us: a nearly four year construction time lapse of the Pakistan's first dedicated coal, clinker and cement terminal at Port Qasim in Karachi.

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Construction Time Lapse from a Crane: Solar Panel Installation

Construction Time Lapse from a Crane: Solar Panel Installation

by Sarah W March 07, 2018

CamDo customer David Dupuy recently shared this unique construction time lapse with us. He mounted BlinkX, a v44 Battery and a GoPro HERO5 camera onto the top of a crane, shooting downwards, to capture a solar panel installation on building rooftops in Stuyvesant Town, New York City.

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Five Cool Time Lapse Videos from CamDo Customers

Five Cool Time Lapse Videos from CamDo Customers

by Sarah W February 28, 2018

We’re continually in awe at the cool time lapse videos, projects and applications that we receive from our customers. From the construction of massive gas tankers to the completion of building murals, our customers are creatively capturing the world around them with time lapse photography. Here are five of our favorite project features over the last few years.

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Customer Footage: Gluyas Motor Group Construction Time Lapse

Customer Footage: Gluyas Motor Group Construction Time Lapse

by Sarah W February 19, 2018

Customer James Reid recently shared his footage that documents the building of Gluyas Motor group. This construction time lapse was taken to capture the major milestone of tearing down the old building and building the new workshop and offices. 

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Customer Footage: Tiny Home Construction Time Lapse for a Great Cause

Customer Footage: Tiny Home Construction Time Lapse for a Great Cause

by Sarah W February 09, 2018

CamDo customer Tony Leja recently shared footage of the construction of a 25 unit tiny home community for those in need in Detroit, MI. Leja used Blink and a GoPro HERO4; and the project has been running for 15 months. So far, seven homes are completed, six are under construction and they expect to complete the project this spring.

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Customer Footage: Construction Time Lapse of Pont Transbordeur Bridge Renovation

Customer Footage: Construction Time Lapse of Pont Transbordeur Bridge Renovation

by Sarah W January 25, 2018

Customer Jean-Dominique Lamy recently sent some unique footage of a construction time lapse of the renovation of the Pont Transbordeur. The construction renovation project will last for three years, but he is capturing time lapses in two-month increments of the main construction events.

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Yarin Heads Back to the Backcountry: A Beautiful Time Lapse on Mount Sloan, British Columbia

Yarin Heads Back to the Backcountry: A Beautiful Time Lapse on Mount Sloan, British Columbia

by Sarah W January 17, 2018

CamDo team member Yarin heads back to the British Columbia backcountry to capture a gorgeous time lapse with BlinkX and a GoPro HERO5 Session.

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Customer Footage: Utah Department of Transportation Underpass Construction Time Lapse

Customer Footage: Utah Department of Transportation Underpass Construction Time Lapse

by Sarah W November 13, 2017

CamDo customer Bobby Gibson shared a video of a recently completed construction time lapse for the Utah Department of Transportation, highlighting one of their latest projects: a tunnel being built and slide into place over a two week period using Blink, SolarX Enclosure, HERO4 and Swivel Arm mount.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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