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CamDo customer, David Manzo, owns Bejaw Video Productions in the San Francisco Bay area. He recently completed his first time lapse photography project for a local construction firm. They were building a high-tech campus featuring four towers and one parking structure, with a project cost between $700-800 million.

Manzo used an UpBlink with a GoPro HERO5. He set the equipment for max photo size and took one photo every 15 minutes on Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The equipment was installed on a 45-foot pole from September 2019 until November 2020.

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If you’re using time lapse photography to document your construction project, you’re not alone. Many construction firms are finding that time lapse photography is useful for everything from monitoring a job site to informing investors of project progress, to marketing their businesses. And, bad weather doesn’t stop them, but there are some things you can do to make filming during rain or snow easier.
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Read this second part of the series of "The Do's and Dont's of Construction Time Lapse Photography." In this series you will discover ways to identify the length of your project, cameras to use, memory and power capacity of your device and much more!
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CamDo is recognizes as one of the leading companies offering cutting edge jobsite technology. The Builtworlds 2021 Smart Jobsites 50 list is now published! This list features the leading companies offering cutting edge jobsite technology. The list explores the innovative tools being used in the areas of Drones, Field Management, Jobsite Monitoring, Materials Management, Reality Capture & Progress Documentation, Tool Management, Visualization, and Wearables.
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When it comes to capturing daily status information, the CloudX Time Lapse Platform is perfect for all of your time lapse creation needs. The CloudX platform allows for integration with leading construction management software platforms, automatic upload to the cloud, and added flexibility.  Here are three important reasons why you need to make this platform a purchasing priority before you start your next project. 

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If you’re choosing a solar-powered construction time lapse camera, there are many things you need to look for to get the equipment that will serve you the best. In general, you’ll want camera equipment that will meet your requirements at a low cost of ownership. And, if you’re deploying a camera in an area where there is no convenient power source, you’ll want solar-powered equipment. Here are the things you need to look for to get the best match.
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This is the first in a series that will cover the most important Do’s and Don’ts for construction time lapse photography. Time lapse photography in the construction industry can have many uses, from marketing videos to site monitoring. These simple strategies will help you make the best use of time lapse for your company.
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Now, you can sync your CamDo construction time lapse images directly to PlanGrid Photos. All the powerful features you frequently use in PlanGrid, such as creating RFI's, tracking defects and communicating on issues, can now be enhanced with additional content captured through your CamDo construction time lapse setup. 

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This year, ENR FutureTech 2021 is being held on June 9-11, 2021 as a virtual event and we’re proud to be a sponsor. You can join hundreds of business and IT leaders in architecture, engineering, and construction to explore the latest technology. In our fast-paced environment, these emerging technologies will help you improve productivity, enhance sales effectiveness, protect your job sites, and improve profits.
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Construction time lapse post-production can be taxing and will test your attention span. While the simplest time lapse solution may be putting it together using JPG files and reliable software, the best post-production results require more attention to detail as well as the right tools to make it work. Here are some useful tips to use when editing your time lapse video and making it a top-quality one. 

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Construction time lapse photography has evolved and become an increasingly reliable way to cover and assess the progress of projects on job sites. However, these future trends for time lapse photography are speeding things up without putting any proverbial dents in quality. 
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Time lapse cameras do an excellent job of capturing the evolution of a build, and more and more construction sites are turning to solar time lapse cameras to do the job. But are they worth it? Here are the pros and cons of using solar-powered cameras on your project. 
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