The Pelican Protector Camera Case Can Probably Double as an Applebox For Vertically Challenged Photographers

If you’re a photographer and have been for a while, then you’re most likely aware of what the Pelican Protector Camera Case can do. Pelican cases have forever been used to protect camera gear from an absolutely horrific abuse from the folks who typically throw around bags and boxes in the shipping process. In fact, it’s being billed as watertight, crushproof and dustproof. Photographers typically take them to protect lights, lenses, cameras, and other gear simply because of how reliable and high quality the cases are.

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This Time Lapse of the 9/11 Memorial Took 10 Years to Create

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Following the very emotional, very moving National September 11 Museum dedication on May 15 when President Obama once again led many to remembering those who were lost in the 9/11 tragedy, webcam network EarthCam released an HD time-lapse video showing the construction of the museum as well as its twin reflection pools.

Produced and directed by EarthCam CEO and founder Brian Cury, this amazing two and a half minute video serves as the culmination of the many web cameras the network installed at the World Trade Center even before the rebuilding efforts and of the over 1 million images they had gathered.

The video, the official commemoration video for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, documents the museum’s almost 13-year construction from October 2004 to May 2014. It covers everything from the groundbreaking to its completion, as seen from high vantage points, and features the Survivor Tree, which has become an important symbol of strength, resilience, and survival in the complex.

It’s EarthCam’s way of honoring the 9/11 victims and is dedicated to their families and friends as well as the men who were involved in the rescue and recovery efforts.

The museum itself officially opens to the public on May 21st but we can already watch the commemorative video. See it after the jump.

 

Via Gothamist

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