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We’ve gathered articles focusing on all things time lapse. We highlight a visually interesting astrophotography project, and note a few meteor showers this week that you can get out and capture. We feature an airport construction time lapse video, as well as a massive 8-year, 60+ camera time lapse project that monitors the Missouri River. And finally, we dive into the topic of construction project visualization—what it is and why it’s important.
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As we mentioned in last week’s in the summary from our time at the Advancing Construction Technology event, the need for greater visualization into projects was a recurring theme during our time at the event. This week, we wanted to explore this concept a little more in depth, especially as it relates to our long term construction time lapse offerings
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CamDo was invited to attend the Advancing Construction Technology event as a Technology Provider, and present on innovation. The event was intended to “Leverage technology to increase operational productivity, quality and safety. The following summarizes our take on the two day conference + one day workshop, along with some general industry trends.

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Have you been taking advantage of all of the tools we offer? From comprehensive time lapse guides to a time lapse calculator (our most popular tool) to how to videos to an SD card reader, we aim to arm you with the information and tools that will set you up for time lapse success. 
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Our customers have diverse needs. So we built versatile, highly customizable products that can be deployed anywhere: on a massive construction sitebeneath the ocean's surface, spanning seasons in the backcountry ...and even in Antarctica in sub-zero temperatures.

No matter where you place your kit, you can trust that your system will be easy to deploy, protected in a rugged enclosure, and cost-effective... with high quality 4K footage as a result. Below are some of our favorite customer projects from land, to sea, to sky, and everything in between. 

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We talk a lot about creating construction progress videos. No matter what your role is within the project--builder, photographer, or principal--It’s a good thing to do for many reasons. With just a little extra planning and effort, you can make the footage you're already collecting work so much harder for you. Read on for the reasons that construction progress videos should be part of your project workflow. 
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Last week, we featured the transformation of the derelict Carmelite Convent into the Chichester Free School. The team at Metropolis Visual did so many things right on this project. Not only did they create a stunning video highlighting the project, but they also created progress videos to allow the public to follow along with the progress.
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CamDo customer Tomas Jurjonas of Metropolis Visual recently shared this 18-month Chichester Free School construction time lapse footage with us. The project was a demolition of the now derelict Carmelite Convent in Chichester, UK in order for the building restoration/construction of the Chichester Free School. And we’re not sure what we love more: the beautiful footage or the story of how it came to be.
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While time lapse photography can be easy, there are links in the chain that need to be considered. There are a few common mistakes that can ruin a project, if you’re not careful. Here are four of the common long term time lapse mistakes to avoid to ensure successful projects.
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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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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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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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