Tag: Alton Towers

Black and white eye looking at time-lapse video

Time-lapse – revealing what the eye cannot see

“One of the most remarkable qualities of time-lapse photography is that it enables a view of things which our eyes cannot naturally see.” We explore this advantage of time-lapse.

Time-lapse image from the City of London focusing on construction of Can of Ham office building for Mace

Working in the UK and Europe: spotlight on our time-lapse UK projects

Our time-lapse work has taken us to major UK cities such as London, Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle, where we continue to work extensively. Having now worked with major brands and contractors such as Merlin Entertainments (Alton Towers, Legoland etc.), HS2, BAM, European Championships, Berkeley Group and Crossrail, we are the leading UK time-lapse provider.

A low-lit Halloween-themed scene featuring iconic seasonal items, such as pumpkins, candles and skulls.

Halloween – scary times caught on camera

However you choose to spend 31 October, it can be hard to escape from Halloween. We look at some of the ways in which this seasonal festival is popularly captured.

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.

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.

Huw Edwards introducing the Mary Rose project on the BBC News at Ten

Using time-lapse in news reports

A look at how time-lapse is being chosen more regularly as a method for explaining complex processes, as part of news reporting. From the most traditional video news – on the television – to more modern methods, it is a medium that adds real value for consumer audiences.

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?

Black and white image of a quadcopter.

What’s new with drones?

As ever, there is always something new to talk about in the world of drones. We cover the latest developments and debates.