Learn How to Shoot Long-Term Construction Timelapse Photography
Beginners Start Here
Brand new to shooting long-term construction timelapse?
We’ve got your back!
Start here with our definitive introduction to the art and business of construction timelapse photography.
Then take a deep dive into one of the advanced topics below.
Don’t Make These 10 Rookie Errors!
Long-Term Timelapse Mistake #1 of 10: Assuming short-term and long-term timelapse are the same.
While there are some similarities, photographers who don’t learn the key differences will face headaches and unhappy clients down the line.
Choose the Right Timelapse System
Taking regular photos is not the only feature you should look for when buying long-term timelapse equipment.
You also need to consider connectivity, image quality, power requirements, on-board storage, remote configuration, and the company behind it all.
Choose the Right Camera & Lens
Of course, you want the best photos possible…
…but you also want to keep costs down.
With so many cameras on the market, which is best for your construction timelapse project?
Best Camera Settings
Choosing the wrong camera settings for your long-term construction time lapse can result in missed photos and a lot of headache in the edit suite.
If you’re going to lock your camera inside a box, up a 20-foot pole for three years, you really want to make sure you’ve set it up right!
Post-Production Tools & Techniques
How do you take a long-term timelapse sequence (with more flicker than an 80s disco strobe!) and craft it into a great viewing experience?
You need to use the right tools and apply the right techniques to get the results that will delight your clients.
8 Essential Project Planning Tips
Poor planning can really mess up a construction timelapse project.
If you miss the concrete pour, you don’t get a second chance.
But, plan right, and you’ll avoid a whole lot of headache, and awkward conversations with your client.
Avoid Bill Shock With This Data Calculator
Time and again we see photographers caught off guard by a hefty cellular data bill.
Don’t let this happen to you!
All it takes is a simple calculation to plan properly and budget accordingly.