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Time-lapse Video of Aircraft Painting – Flybondi
CK Chan

Skyshot Singapore produced a 2-week time-lapse video with the Tbox Titan2 time-lapse cameras. The video documented the painting process of Flybondi’s first aircraft.

6 Tips on Indoor Drone Filming
CK Chan

Recently, we had the opportunity to use our drone to film the interior of the brand new Changi Airport Terminal 4. But filming indoors with a drone is challenging and here are some ways to overcome them.

construction and engineering video production
A Survivor’s Guide to Industrial Filming
CK Chan

Skyshot makes a lot of videos for civil construction, marine, oil & gas industries. Besides ground coverage, we provide aerial filming and long-term time-lapse production. Working in industrial sites requires special attention to safety, so here are some survival tips.

Inspire1 controller with a monitor for aerial filming
Drone Hack – Adding a HD Monitor to your Controller
CK Chan

This is a simple hack to overcome the intermittent and lagging display that plagues the second controller of the DJI Inspire 1. The solution is a HDMI video monitor that produces consistent visuals to aid your gimbal control.

Posmo - Aerial filming on a pole
Posmo – (Pole + Osmo) an Alternative Aerial Camera
CK Chan

The Posmo (Pole + Osmo) is a rig consists of an audio boom pole with a DJI Osmo & smartphone attached to it. The Pole can extend to a maximum height of 4 meters, which is a decent height for an over-the-head perspective of the shooting location.

skypole- telescopic pole for timelapse & aerial filming
Skypole – Aerial Platform for Time-lapse & Filming
CK Chan

We use the Skypole a lot for our aerial filming & time-lapse projects. This is the ideal setup when we need to ensure a stable and secure remote camera platform for a top view camera angle. This is a weather-proof heavy duty telescopic platform that can support a payload of up to 20 kg.

Hyundai - Changi East construction project Titan2 timelapse camera
2 Year Time-lapse for Hyundai Construction
CK Chan

Today, Skyshot installed 2 units of the Titan2 Time-lapse cameras on a new project for Hyundai Construction. The camera will document the land reclamation at Changi East. Slated to complete in late 2019, this 2-year time-lapse project will be shooting at 15 minutes intervals in 6K resolution.

Funan Bridge Removal – a 6 time-lapse camera production
CK Chan

On 2 August 2017, Skyshot had 6 Titan2 time-lapse cameras documenting the removal of the bridge. Preparations for the overnight job took place the day before, with roads later closed off and buses diverted from late night to early morning.

Yinson-aerial drone filming in Vietnam
Yinson – 2 year project in Singapore, Vietnam & Indonesia
CK Chan

The project for Yinson Holdings Berhad is a 2 year video capturing key moments and milestones during the construction and assembling of this massive oil tanker. Our involvement happened in Vietnam, Batam and Singapore, where we did our aerial drone filming and ground video shoots.

skyshot crew attaching the crane cam for aerial photography
The Crane Cam: Rising up in Drone Dead Zone
CK Chan

The genesis of the Crane Cam came a result of the UAV no-fly rules sanctioned by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (or CAAS) within 5-kilometres of all aerodromes in Singapore.

aerial cinematography tools for aerial video & photo
6 Tools in an Aerial Cinematographer’s Bag
CK Chan

The fundamentals of aerial filming are similar to the conventional outdoor shoots that I’m used to. But after 3 years of working as an aerial cinematographer,  I pick up some tools that help me in my drone filming assignments.

drone aerial filming shoot with Inspire 1 drone
Secrets to a Successful Drone Shoot
CK Chan

With the advent of commercial drones, aerial photography and video with an has become considerably more affordable. Gone are the days when aerial perspectives were beyond the reach of clients with a modest budget.

4K vs HD comparison
Time-lapse – Why we shot in 4K & 6K
CK Chan

Most long-term time-lapse projects we manage are building constructions that last for 3 to 5 years from start to completion. With 4K TV becoming the new standard in the world of digital video, more video content will follow suit over the next few years.

Titan2 time-lapse camera setup in Singapore
5 Must-haves for a Successful Long Term Time-Lapse

The success of a long term time-lapse hinges on the right choice of location and equipment. This is a synergy of man and machine and demands both the ingenuity of the photographer and his experience as a natural light shooter. Here are a few must-haves for successful long term time-lapses.