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The ecology and history of forests and landscapes, and new ways to see these things. High-resolution stitched images of vegetation, including low elevation aerial photography and multispectral imaging. Design and distribution of 3D printed aerial photography rigs and microcontroller gadgets via the KAPtery. Tweeting these things.

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Mapping the LUMCON lawn

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 1,927 | 1

*Image above: The LUMCON volleyball court in Cocodrie complete with dessication cracks in the cry...

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The KAPtober Collection

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 4,260 | 5

This weekend I hosted some family in Vermont and we combined leaf peeping with kite photography. ...

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NIR and water

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 5,542 | 6

Above: Pure NIR photo of white water lily (Nymphaea odorata). . The interaction of infrar...

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LEAFFEST aerials

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,099 | 3

*Image above: Teddy and the Iris with the radio remote transmitter (bottom center), and his lapto...

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LEAFFEST 2014 accounting

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 5 | 2,588 | 8

. 18 LEAFFEST attendees [![LEAF2014_326.jpg](https...

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The LEAFFEST Line

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 2 | 4,387 | 0

LEAFFEST is only a week away, an...

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New NDVI colormap

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 26 | 13,609 | 8

NDVI is an index (a unit-free number) related to how much photosynthetic activity is occurring. A...

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L E A F F E S T

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 4 | 2,826 | 4

Above: Group aerie at LEAFFEST 2012. WHAT: An annual meetup to refine Public La...

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Titan 2 IR flight

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 2 | 3,752 | 3

I took a new Titan 2 IR rig for a test flight yesterday. I flew the Fled kite over a clearing whe...

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Can open source beat this?

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 11 | 5,387 | 2

Last summer, Jeremy Littell of the US Department of Interior Alaska Climate Science Center instal...

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Titan 2 IR

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 5 | 5,395 | 5

Once again I have been remiss in field testing the aerial camera rigs that I have been designing ...

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NE Barnraising 2014

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,710 | 7

Above: The idle free zone at Jones River Landing. . For some of us, the two-day Northeast...

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NE Organizers Summit

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,037 | 5

The Friday before the Northeast Barnraising brought together a half dozen Public Lab Organizers, ...

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Halo: Red vs. Blue

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 1 | 3,239 | 3

Above: A bucket blocks the Sun at the center of a 22° ice crystal halo. . There was a 22°...

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Super Redstone

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 3 | 3,393 | 3

I took a new super-red Infragram camera for a test flight yesterday over a field that was scarred...

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iFarm quad flight

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 4 | 4,073 | 1

Saturday afternoon at iFarm 2014 was aerial photography tim...

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iFarm aeries

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 1 | 3,532 | 2

Above: Severine flying the Redstone Rig. . On Saturday afternoon at IFarm last weekend,...

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iFarm tour

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 1 | 2,250 | 1

After lunch on Saturday, some of us took a 30 minute tour of Tuckaway Farm in a hay wagon. Our wa...

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iFarm tech talks

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 3,583 | 1

This past Saturday morning at iFarm at Tuckaway Farm in New...

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iFarm UAV Field Day

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 0 | 3,879 | 1

Above: Matt Koestner of UAV America unfolding the DJI S1000 (Photo: Ned Horning). Each year ...

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The Titan 2 Rig

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 1 | 4,094 | 0

The Infragram camera makes capturing aerial photos for in...

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Mobius NDVI

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 29 | 8,343 | 3

*Above: It should be pretty easy for a DIY NDVI image to differentiate between things in this sce...

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Mobius white balance

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 2 | 7,661 | 3

Above: Wratten 25A Infragram of Hedwigia ciliata* taken with a [modified Mobius ActionCam](http...

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NIR and white balance

by cfastie almost 4 years ago | 1 | 4,712 | 1

*Above: An LED which emits only near infrared light around 850 nm photographed under normal room ...

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cfastie was awarded the Photo Documentation Barnstar by stevie for their work published in LEAFFEST 2014 accounting.


cfastie was awarded the Photo Documentation Barnstar by stevie for their work published in Public Lab Organizers Summit, 2014.


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