Blog Archive

Mexico: Monclova

Posted on December 08, 2011

For our client Siemens VAI we travelled to Mexico and installed two Lobster Pot monitoring and time lapse cameras. These are covering the installation of a Steckel Mill for AHSMA. This is the fourteenth country we've worked in in the last three years, and the ninth using 3G cellular. Naturally, we made a time lapse of the stunning scenery on the road...

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Tecnoconference, Florence

Posted on November 14, 2011

We installed a Lobster Pot in Florence, Italy, for a new client. Tecnoconference are a large events technology company, covering over 1400 events every year.

Like all our systems, this has a cellular connection, and allows the client and stakeholders to view, monitor and share very high resolution imagery of the site, all the time, from anywhere....

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THE SWARM, Thorpe Park

Posted on October 14, 2011

We placed a Lobster Pot at THORPE PARK for the Merlin Entertainments Group - our second project for "the most exciting leisure company in the world". This is to create time lapse and monitor construction of THE SWARM, Europe’s fastest and tallest winged rollercoaster, opening in Spring 2012.

Chris Brzezicki, Assistant Project Manager at Merlin...

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Who's Lenny?

Posted on October 05, 2011

We were proud to support See No Evil, Europe's biggest permanent street art installation, bringing internationally-renowned artists and some of the world's biggest artworks to one of the less-pretty parts of our lovely home city of Bristol. We provided a Lobster Pot camera which proved really popular for online viewing, and the time lapse has been...

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Safety First

Posted on September 22, 2011

We've been asked to 'rescue' time lapse cameras provided by others - that have been mounted unsafely, or just don't work - a few times now. So I thought it would be a good time to share some experiences we've had in this field.
Firstly, this week we recconoitered a site in the UK, and while there we saw a time lapse camera covering another angle on...

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Creamfields

Posted on August 31, 2011

We were commissioned by Cream to shoot the Creamfields Festival 2011, from Green Field - through the Festival - and back to Green Field again. A mammoth undertaking, we placed two...

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Nendaz, Switzerland

Posted on August 30, 2011

Here's a little bit of cloud time lapse from recent adventures in Switzerland:

Nendaz Station, Valais, Switzerland from Lobster Pictures on Vimeo.

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Balloon Fiesta

Posted on August 12, 2011

To mark the Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2011, we shot a quick time lapse of the morning launch from Clifton Suspension Bridge:

Balloons Time Lapse, 12 August 2011, Bristol from Lobster Pictures on Vimeo.

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We're hiring

Posted on August 09, 2011

We are looking for a Systems Administrator / Developer.

Our ideal candidate will have 2+ years relevant experience, be a whizz with Linux and know their way around Windows and Mac OS X.
Based at our offices in the centre of Bristol, UK, you’d be joining a passionate, highly motivated team, who work hard to produce brilliant and beautiful...

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Experiments in time lapse

Posted on August 08, 2011

We've had some footage from the Forth Road Bridge near Edinburgh sitting on the shelf since 2008 (the original experiment we conducted in 2003). The new 'warp stabilise' filter in After Effects allowed us to revisit this, and we're impressed with the results:

Forth Rail Bridge from the Road Bridge - ambulant time lapse from Lobster Pictures on...

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