Portable Time-Lapse Dolly

Order this fully assembled dolly perfect for shooting time-lapse videos for just $599. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. Includes: 12V battery 1 rpm Gear Motor 24-tooth pinion gear 203-tooth aluminum hub gear 18 inches of movement 2 rugged nylon handles Comes ready to shoot. Measuring 11” wide x 19” long x 4” tall, this compact travel dolly fits in most carry on suitcases. Price: $599.00, plus $29 shipping on orders within the continental... Read More

FADE: a short film [Video]

Shot entirely in one week, in and around Lake Powell using DIY video & time-lapse dollies. A little over a year ago, I was approached by my friend Josh Van Patter to build him a dolly for shooting time-lapse video.  This is now the second version of the original time-lapse dolly.  The overall concept is more or less the same.  The main difference is that the new design is propelled using a winch instead of a high-friction foam wheel. The downside... Read More

Fitted Furniture Design Sketch

This is a short clip my buddy Josh Van Patter and I filmed this afternoon.  We had two cameras rolling, a Canon 7D and Canon T2i.  Both cameras were shooting still frame images triggered by a remote timer every 30 seconds. On a custom mount I made in the shop, I mounted the T2i directly above the drawing shooting straight down at the paper.   The 7D was mounted to a new-and-improved time-lapse dolly prototype.  As soon as I get the new design... Read More

Time-lapse Dolly Project

I was approached by my friend Josh Van Patter to design him a dolly that could move a camera from point A to point B smoothly at a speed so slow it’s almost undetectable by the human eye.  The purpose of this dolly is to capture time-lapse video. The time-lapse video dolly is electronically controlled, allowing the user to adjust both the speed and direction of which the dolly travels.  The dolly moves down pipe tracks at a rate of about 2′/hr. ... Read More