In this edition of the Public Lab community newsletter; a heavy dose of Infragram with a sprinkling of mapping videos. Lots of research news related to the Public Lab infrared photography kickstarter campaign that now has only 12 days remaining.
Will Ward shares some incredible Infragram tidepooling photography.
Chris Fastie looks carefully at white balance in infragram images. Histograms. First a discussion on tweaking histograms, next on to engineering them. In addition a deeper look at the actual infragram histogram values.
Jeff Warren considers infragram image channels and inexpensive CMOS cameras (http://publiclab.org/notes/warren/06-18-2013/continuing-difficulties-with-infrablue-in-cheaper-cmos-cameras). And swapping channels as a measure against difficulties with these cameras.
converting small cameras for infragram(http://publiclab.org/notes/warren/06-19-2013/small-camera-conversion-tests).
Jay Holmes of YouthCaN(Youth Communicating and Networking) reports from the group’s first mapping outing in Brooklyn.
Caterina Scaramelli’s documentary on kite mapping and the Cocodrie barnraising is now online.
Public Lab DIY map making presentation at TEDxUCDavis from the University of California at Davis.