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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We're hiring, again

Posted on July 21, 2011

Due to our unprecedented growth in the UK and Europe, we're looking for more staff.
Lobster Pictures designs, builds, installs and manages innovative time lapse and monitoring cameras and software. We work for a wide range of clients worldwide, including BBC, Siemens, Network Rail and Toyota.

We're looking for an Junior Electronic Engineer....

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Matthew Day Jackson

Posted on July 15, 2011

We have deployed a highly specialist time lapse system for Matthew Day Jackson, a New York based artist with an exhibition currently showing at Hauser & Wirth in London. The system is shooting RAW images with a large-sensor camera and a lighting gantry we designed. Integration with Lobster Vision means that Matthew can view the progress of the work...

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Neumunster, Germany

Posted on July 14, 2011

We installed a Lobster Pot camera at Neumunster, near Hamburg, Germany - overlooking a prestigous new retail development for McArthurGlen. Here's the latest shot, updated every hour:
McArthurGlen Designer outlet build, Nuemunster

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Solar Installations

Posted on July 10, 2011

We've been very busy with time lapse and monitoring for Solar installations recently. Four, in the last month, for clients including Toyota and Lark Energy.

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Video Screens, Oslo

Posted on June 13, 2011

Our first work in Norway - for digital poster pioneers Esprit Digital. We set up a Lobster Pot to capture the installation in an underground station, and shot some 'single day' time lapse of work in progress....

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BBC Science of Plants

Posted on May 20, 2011

We installed five Lobster Pot cameras at a garden in Scotland, for a flagship new BBC1 series in production: 'Science of Plants'. We're using a wide range of lenses, some prime, some long, some macro.

These cameras are covering a field of bluebells and two 'macro' shots of apples. We're really pleased with the results so far from the bluebells -...

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Siemens, China

Posted on May 04, 2011

We're currently working on a major project for Siemens VAI across three locations in China. Intrepid technical manager Michael and top freelancer Steve, are in Changsha, Chongqing and Fuzhou for two weeks, producing stills, panoramas and HD video footage. This will add to the time lapse material we've been shooting there with Lobster Pot Extremes for the...

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Reading Station

Posted on April 28, 2011

We're delighted that, following on from our wildly successful time lapse of the Caversham Road bridge replacement over the New Year - a gargantuan task as the camera had to be...

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Pope's Road, Brixton

Posted on April 10, 2011

Our favourite demolition client, DDS, demolished a 1970's multi storey car park in Brixton. Here's the time lapse:

Pope's Road Car Park from Lobster Pictures on Vimeo.

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