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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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There are plenty of benefits of a construction time lapse video for businesses and construction managers. It’s a cost-effective measure that presents construction companies in a better light to clients and other viewers. 
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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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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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The Ocean Cleanup is a nonprofit that is developing advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic. And they’re doing this by developing large floating systems that concentrate and collect the plastic from the sea. It’s the largest cleanup effort in the world. Yes, it’s as cool as it sounds. View a time lapse of the construction of one of their systems and learn more about the effort.
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As a construction site manager, you are likely well aware that there are a variety of benefits to implementing a time lapse camera system. However, like introducing any technology into your operations, there needs to be an appropriate plan in place on how to correctly and successfully deploy it. Using a time lapse calculator helps construction site managers plan the needs they have for a time lapse project long before it starts. 
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Time lapse photography is an essential addition to many construction projects because it charts progress and provides information for stakeholders. However, all of this is contingent on staging a proper environment and knowing the purpose of the images you capture. With that in mind, let’s discuss some of the essential elements of composition and planning for time lapse construction photography.
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CamDo Customer Seth Larson recently shared a long term construction time lapse video of a recently completed construction project by Stel Builders, a residential remodeling company based in San Diego, CA. The project consisted of the demolition of a garage structure and construction of a garage with a rental unit on top. 
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Construction time lapse is a strong tool for documenting a build, recording progress, updating stakeholders, and marketing your services. Last year, we featured an article highlighting five common long term time lapse mistakes to avoid. But that list certainly was not an exhaustive one. Here are five more time lapse mistakes to avoid, specifically on construction time lapse projects.
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CamDo customer Albert Sanfeliu recently shared footage of a recent 7-month project that he completed through his company, Pandora Box TV. The video shows the rehabilitation of an industrial warehouse for loading, unloading, and storage of products that arrive via sea transport. The ship was badly damaged, both internally and externally, so steel masts had to be placed outside for the first five months in order to have a high point of the space.
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