Category: Video

Brinno’s Indoor Cherry Blossoms In Time Lapse

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Every spring, millions of tourists flock to Japan to witness the iconic cherry blossoms, or Sakura as they are known. Hanami is an annual Japanese celebration of the fleeting beauty of flowers, in particular, the stunning splendor of the Sakura.  Hanami is all about appreciating the simple pleasure of stopping to view the beautiful spring cherry blossoms.

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Each year, thousands of people gather at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Tokyo, to picnic and celebrate under blooming cherry blossom trees.

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In honor of this delightful tradition, Brinno has created a miniaturized celebration of Hanami.  Set in front of iconic Mt. Fuji, we used miniature “magic Sakura trees”, cardboard cutouts that “flower” crystals to represent the majestic Sakura tree. The cute animal characters signify a crowd gathering around the trees in appreciation of the flowering trees. Brinno documented the pink magic tree’s twelve hours of growth with their time lapse cameras, TLC120 and TLC200Pro, to show the interesting experiment in less than a minute.

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Sculpting Durotan In Time Lapse

Sculpting a masterpiece from start to finishing, it indeed is a long journey whether to the sculptor or the viewer. The beauty of a sculpture is not only the finished piece but the work and sweat throughout the process. Time lapse plays an important role in the process of creation.

More and more artist started to document their creation process by using a time-lapse camera. It allows you to speed up the process and watchable for your viewers, customers, or yourself.

Here is an example.

Durotan is the character name of the sculpture. It is one of the famous characters in the  Warcraft film.

 

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The Best Brinno Time-lapse Videos!

People always ask “What are your favorite time-lapse videos made with Brinno Cameras?” As the Social Media Manager for three years I think i’ve seen them all (probably multiple times!) and I do have some favorites. So this is a compilation of some of the most popular time-lapse cameras made with various/multiple Brinno Cameras.

The BCC100 Construction Camera operates on long-lasting batteries. 4 AA batteries can last up to 4 months. You never need to worry about finding a power outlet! Put away that DSLR and pick up the most important thing you can use to show your clients progression, value and the quality of your work.  Here are three of the best that represent those year long commercial projects.

Josh Banks made an excellent time-lapse video in his hometown of Rochester, Minnesota for Rochester Public Utilities. This was his first video and was a five month project. His second effort was a McDonald’s Restaurant build from beginning to end.

The TLC200 Pro HDR Time Lapse Video Camera performs time-lapse photography and instantly creates HD videos at 1280 x 720 resolution from the captured still images. No stitching or other post-processing is required. Choose a time interval of 0.3 sec or select one of many intervals from 1 sec – 24 hr to see change over time, whether you’re recording events, projects or the natural world. There’s also a setting for shooting 3-5 photos in 1 sec. Videos are compressed into smaller files for easy playback on smart devices.

There are so many great time-lapse moments that have been captured with these cameras!

This video is of the largest continuous mat foundation pour in the history of Philadelphia and was captured on July 10, 2016 by a team led by Tutor Perini. The timelapsing of the project was of the W/Element Hotel currently scheduled to open in 2017.

Michael Lohr has become a phenomenal user of the PRO. This video of horses in his home state of Colorado is fun and a perfect time-lapse moment!

We have two videos from Abu Wei who somehow manages to capture the beauty of Taiwan and the opening of a Cactus Flower with ease. Who knew that time-lapse video would be an easy, inexpensive way to be creative with video?

There are so many others including THIS our most popular video (to date.) I will be adding more posts like this to showcase all of the wonderful creativity that I see with our cameras.

The ART200 Rotating Camera Base makes panlapse easy! It can be used with our cameras, a gopro, smartphone of 4/3 camera.

TimeLAX is two brothers obsessed with time-lapse video, pushing boundaries and layering the ir footage to create stunning videos. We are so lucky that they found the ART200 and decided to use it in their latest video on California’s Silicon Beaches.

There you have it! A few of our favorites, lots we didn’t have room to add and hoping that our amazing contributors continue to create smart, fun and interesting time-lapse videos.