Category: Sports and leisure

Leisure news and blogs

Often considered useful for just construction projects, time-lapse actually has a far wider reach and has been successfully used by entertainment brands worldwide. Find out about some of the work we have been involved in with our leisure news section.

Screenshot of Wicker Man ride time-lapse from Alton Towers Resort documentary Inside Alton Towers broadcast on Channel 4

Another of our time-lapses features on national television

Following the public release of our long-term, rapid interval time-lapse video of Wicker Man’s construction, our work also featured on Channel 4’s ‘Inside Alton Towers’ documentary, tracking the inside story of the roller coaster construction.

A player serves on the Champions Tour at the Royal Albert Hall

Time-lapse photography for sporting events

Summer 2018 has been filled with major sporting events, including Wimbledon, the Rugby World Cup Sevens, and of course, the FIFA World Cup. Time-lapse photography is an ideal tool for capturing the excitement and fast pace of such tournaments.

Tesco car park tilt shift

Modern Time-Lapse Photography Techniques

Now almost 150-years-old, the photography technique known as time-lapse is still growing & expanding. From the traditional, ‘linear’ method of fixed position capture, it now covers everything from fast-paced walkthroughs to ‘miniature faking’. We explore some of these more modern applications in our latest blog.

People onboard the Smiler for one of the first rides at Alton Towers

Time-lapse at Alton Towers

An overview of all of our projects with Alton Towers Resort and Merlin Entertainments, a company who we have been connected to for many years and have an established relationship with. This includes the production of several time-lapse construction videos, filming of event footage and general photography around the resort.

Essar Regenerator Head replacement from the top of the structure

Capturing ‘BIG’ projects with time-lapse

Work that is extensive in size, duration, or reputation is often the subject for professional time-lapse capture. But how can time-lapse be applied to document ‘big’ projects?

The iconic Corkscrew roller coaster before its demolition at Alton Towers.

Time-Lapse Trends: roller coasters

This week’s “Time-Lapse Trends” explores the subject of roller coasters in varying forms. We even feature some of our own work capturing some iconic rides at the Alton Towers Resort.

Main character central to Wicker Man roller coaster at Alton Towers

50,000 time-lapse images reveal Wicker Man coming to life

A month on from Wicker Man’s grand opening at Alton Towers this weekend – the first UK roller coaster of its kind in over 20 years – we report on our long-term & rapid interval time-lapse video from its construction.

Iconic internal picture of the Royal Albert Hall

Time-lapse photography for events

Whether long-term or short-term in duration – capturing happenings in major venues to the construction of temporary structures, stands & stadia – time-lapse photography is the perfect medium for effective event management.

Close-up of a white drone propeller.

Drone update – what’s new?

Our latest drone update, covering some important stories and debates in the world of these innovative aerial vehicles.