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. Favourite Quote: Think BIG, if that doesn't work Think BIGGER!


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.

Chris Hill

Product Development Manager

At Blackbox, our goal is to create technologies and experiences that wow our clients and make their jobs easier. To achieve this we needed Chris, with over 10 years experience in CCTV, security equipment and network infrastructure . His ability to create new technology, solve problems and find effective solutions for our client's is what makes him a valuable member of the Blackbox team.


Project Co-ordinator

In the construction industry we are constantly working to tight timeframes, so to ensure we deliver an exceptional level of service we needed a project coordinator that was up for the task. Alicia brings a wealth of experience in a variety of industries which has helped her to deliver an outstanding level of customer service, attention to detail and ongoing support to our clients. "The best gift I can give our client is time by being organised, efficient and using my initiative to think on my feet to foresee issues and problem solve rather than taking problems to them"

Kersty Hartmann

National Sales Manager

With the rapid growth of Blackbox, we needed to appoint a dedicated National Sales Manager to explore new sales avenues, manage the sales pipeline and enhance our customer service to our existing clients while creating lasting relationships with new ones. Kersty brings over 15 years in sales account management experience across a multitude of industries, her attention to detail and service delivery is second to none and valued addition to the expanding Blackbox team.

Adam Refki

Digital Content Producer

Production quality and creativity is such an important part of what makes Blackbox a market leader. With his background as a site engineer with Lendlease, Adam brings a wealth of industry knowledge and a depth of experience across a full gamut of production roles. His creative vision, attention to detail and industry knowledge helps our clients better communicate their story through time lapse, aerial and video production.

Jay Young

Senior Technician

Jay has worked on some of the largest engineering and constructions projects Australia wide, providing both on and offsite technical support. His skills and ability to think on his feet in a challenging and dynamic environment has seen him become Blackbox’s go-to for all technical installations and solutions.

Courtney Knight

Asset Coordinator

Courtney's background in administration and photography brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as well as exceptional organisational skills to the Blackbox team. Her role is essential in delivering personalised customer service, monitoring and backup support throughout each project, and with hundreds of cameras worldwide, it's no small task to manage and maintain each and every one them on a daily basis.

Sean Valentine

Senior Software Engineer

Sean brings over 15 years in Web Development to the Blackbox team. His knowledge and experience with integrating various camera technologies into dynamic content management enabled web applications is vital to help us deliver a user friendly and intuitive user experience to our clients.

Chantelle Spargo

Accounts Administration

With over 12 years of customer service and accounts administration experience, Chantelle has incredible attention to detail which is vital in managing to invoices and accounts receivable across hundreds of active projects.

Stefan Cooper-Fox

Site 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.

  • What our clients say

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

    "We wanted to partner with someone with the same vision"
  • 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.