I am sure you have seen those amazing videos of clouds scudding across the skies, of shipping arriving and departing port in no time at all and of buildings being built in as short a time as 5 minutes. And you will no doubt realise that these are created from a series of individual photographs taken at intervals over the duration of the project or activity. Continue reading “Compressing Time”
One of the many stories shared by my friend John over a glass or two of red was of his grandfather who managed three gold mines in a place called Clonbinane in central Victoria. For some reason this caught my imagination and immediately offered to take him there to find out what is still there.
Although it had been thirty years since his previous visit, Continue reading “Visiting: Clonbinane”
Setting up a project to shoot progressive photographs of a construction project, as outlined in my blog post ‘Preparation, preparation, preparation’, is only the first step in achieving a successful outcome. If you are not properly prepared for each of your regular visits, you good project set up will be for nothing.
You will only do these once – arrive on site once to find your memory card full, camera battery low on charge or not have the correct paperwork. Continue reading “More preparation”
One of the many things I have learned from my career in design and management within the built environment is the importance of diligent preparation before embarking on a project.
The prospect of photographically recording the progressive development of a construction project involving multiple visits from start to finish is no exception. In fact, the better prepared you are for any photographic assignment, the better the outcome. Continue reading “Preparation preparation preparation”