What is a time lapse video?

Time-lapse photography or videography is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured is much lower than that used to view the sequence. So, when played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing. The main objective of timelapse video is that it makes it possible to view events or changes occurring over a period of hours, days, months or years in a short period. This summarized visual documentary brings subtle changes to the fore which would otherwise have gone unnoticed.

There are many applications of timelapse videos such as in construction, security & surveillance, traffic management, oil & gas, environment monitoring, agriculture & ranching, power plants and many more industries. Here’ we will take a look at how timelapse videos are benefiting maritime industry.

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Maritime applications of timelapse video

In maritime industry timelapse videos serve to document and monitor construction of ships, floating-out of ships, dry docking of ships and repairs & painting of ships. Timelapse videos can also be utilized to capture and showcase construction of a bridge over a river or sea, ships passing through canal locks, and even the entire voyage of a ship.

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5 benefits of timelapse videos for maritime industry

Construction of a ship, dry docking of ships, repairs & painting of ships, all these are very complex projects. Documenting and monitoring such projects is critical for a number of reasons like keeping track of step by step progress; for training, education & learning and for promoting the project. There are many more advantages, let’s review each one in detail.

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Documenting your project

Timelapse video helps you document your entire project from the beginning till end. Suppose your company is building a ship, then beginning from construction of hull till the floating out of ship, timelapse documentary helps you compress the entire process in minutes.

Live monitoring

Most timelapse production companies integrate timelapse cameras with a web portal. This allows you to keep real time eyes on the progress of your project with live streaming and photos so that you can coordinate with team and complete the project in time.

Training & knowledge sharing

Timelapse videos are also useful when you want to document processes and techniques employed in the making of a project to be used as a prototype or for training and analysis. For such knowledge sharing films, intended to capture minor details and processes at every stage of project, extended timelapse videos are recommended.

Project report

Library of date and time stamped timelapse images serves as a testimony to events occurred over a period of time. It can be used to seek help in legal matters and also to create an authentic report of project activities.

Project promotions

A cinematic timelapse movie is the best way to tell the story of your project. You can upload this video on your website, social media sites and share it with worldwide audience. It will showcase your resources, strengths and capabilities to the world and help you gain trust of clients and investors.

Studio 52 – A leading timelapse company in Dubai

Studio 52 is a leading timelapse film production house in the Middle East countries. Whether your project is short run or long run, we have resources, capabilities and a highly skilled team of professionals – consisting of photographers, film experts, programmers and engineers – to turn hours, days, weeks, months and years of project work spanning more than 500 hours into a stunning and flawless timelapse sequence.

Throughout the entire span of your project, our fully customized WebApp portal helps you in monitoring and managing your project as well as marketing it to desired audiences with features like LiveView images, live video streaming, video recording and more. While we are equipped 100% solar and 100% wireless futuristic American technology to produce high definition timalapse content, we also have in house post production unit to optimize the quality of your timelapse video.

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Having Studio 52 as your timelapse partner, you need not to worry about a single thing, as we provide you end to end services, beginning from installation of equipments to commissioning and maintenance throughout the entire span of your project. For more information on timelapse videos and our services you can visit our website at https://studio52.tv/timelapse/

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