We’re Australia’s leading time lapse photography and site monitoring company, delivering user-friendly, high-tech solutions to the engineering, mining and construction industries.


At Blackbox, we have unparalleled experience photographing the largest and most challenging mining, construction and infrastructure projects in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Over more than 15 years, we’ve developed a unique understanding of the demanding and dynamic nature of our clients’ businesses. We’re photographers who think like project managers. With a real focus on fitting in seamlessly with operations on a project site, with a genuine commitment to safety.


Our dedicated team will work with you to fully understand the project, the construction methodology and your objectives. Delivering a custom installation that will ensure site managers, engineers and communications people get exactly what they need.


We maintain communication with you throughout the project, and if variations to the project schedule mean major milestones are reached sooner, we’re rapidly able to reconfigure our camera setup. Flexibility and adaptability are touchstones of our business.


At Blackbox, we’re attuned to the procedures and pressures of major project sites. JSA, JHA, PPE, SWMS, MSDS may seem like a jumble of letters but we have a detailed knowledge of OH&S regulations. We’ve built our reputation on taking safety as seriously as our clients do.


Meet the management team.



With his background in Marketing and Business Development, Michael brings a unique perspective to Blackbox. His knowledge and experience managing long-term engineering and construction time-lapse projects, coupled with running Queensland’s top photographic agency for more than 10 years, has given him a unique set of skills that's helped make Blackbox the Market leader it is today.


Technical Director

Beginning his career in the Australian Defence Force, Ashley spent 4 years travelling around global hotspots like Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Kuwait and Timor Leste as a defence photo-journalist. After leaving the military he started his own commercial photographic agency, “Fullframe Photographics” which soon became Queensland's top studio. It was here that he worked on some of the largest infrastructure and construction projects in Australasia and began creating a time-lapse production as a better way to showcase the complexities of a project over long periods of time.

Lee Stoermer

General Manager

Lee brings a weatlth of knowledge and experience from his time working across varied fields, including business consulting and management, community engagement, sponsorships, marketing and sales. His exceptional customer service ability has culminated in building trust and strong relationships with a vast network of business professionals. As an accomplished landscape photographer Lee's ability to visualise compositions to determine the best outcomes from start to finish is highly regarded.

Edwin Davis

Video Producer and Editor

Production quality and creativity is such an important part of what makes Blackbox a market leader. With 12 years in Video Production and Multimedia, Edwin brings a depth of experience across a full gamut of production roles. His creative vision, attention to detail and ability to work closely with our clients to help them tell their story through time-lapse and video is exemplary.

Roslyn Budd

Northern Australia Rep

Working as a professional photographer specialising in industrial, aerial and mining photography, Roslyn has over 15 years hands-on experience in underground mining, and exploration. Her sound understanding of working efficiently in mining and industrial environments has helped develop a strong skill set in logistical planning and safety. Based in Townsville, Roslyn has extensive knowledge of Northern Australia region and and is the go-to for any regional time-lapse projects no matter how remote.

Dale Travers

Time lapse Photographer and Drone Operator

With over 7 years experience in commercial photography, Dale has worked on some of the largest engineering and constructions projects Australia wide. His skills and ability to create time-lapse and drone sequences in challenging and dynamic environments has seen him become Blackbox’s premier roving time-lapse photographer.

Nicole Bartkowski

Project Administrator

Responsible for operations and project coordination, Nicole brings a wealth of experience and exceptional customer service to Blackbox. Her background in account management, administration and project coordination makes certain our client's projects run like clockwork.

Stefan Cooper-Fox

Lead Technician

Starting out in the entertainment industry, Stefan's technical ability developed over many years working in stage design, building and rigging. These technical skills coupled with 20 years as a professional photographer has given Stefan an incredible attention to detail and ability to adapt to the challenges faced with mounting time-lapse systems on construction sites.

Taelor-James Baptista

Western Australia Technician

Based in Perth, Western Australia. Taelor brings 6 years experience in sales and management with strong communication skills, attention to detail and proven ability to effectively motivate and lead a team.

  • What our clients say

    "We wanted to partner with someone with the same vision"
  • What our clients say

    Main Roads
    Thanks again for producing an incredibly amazing video. We Love it
  • What our clients say

    "It's the best time lapse video we have seen, thanks so much"
  • What our clients say

    BMD Construction
    Just wanted to say a big thank you for sorting out the time lapse SO quickly!



From weather tracking, to auto generate time lapse tools, we’ve developed a dashboard of user friendly tools that give you more control over your project than ever before.