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Aerial Photography

This is an open source community effort to develop simple, low-cost aerial photography methods for a range of conditions. All accessible hardware and software efforts are welcome here!

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Aerial Photogrammetry Test at Amboy Crater, CA

by DevanHarlan 12 days ago | 10 | 205 | 1

Description: Aerial photography and 3D photogrammetry conducted while in residence at JTHAR,...

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MapKnitter update: very high resolution mapping

by warren about 1 month ago | 1 | 176 | 3

For the first time in a while, we've updated MapKnitter.org -- after the...

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Pre-order the community written Pocket Guide to Grassroots Mapping

by warren about 1 month ago | 3 | 153 | 2

This 3.5 x 5.5 inch illustrated booklet was printed at the AS220 community print shop by Jacque B...

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Learn to kite map a marsh: an October 21st workshop at Tidmarsh Farms

by warren 5 months ago | 0 | 454 | 0

Hi, folks - in response to Glorianna Davenport's [request for help](https://publiclab.org/notes/w...

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Ballon mapping workshop - University A Coruña

by imvec 6 months ago | 0 | 199 | 0

29 and 30th September 2017at the [Elviña Campus of the University of A Coruña](https://www.opens...

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Top Down Technologies for Bottom Up Community Action

by bacigalupe 6 months ago | 1 | 122 | 1

Ramaditas Brief Video <iframe width="560" height=...

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Assembling a SkyPod GPS logger

by cfastie 7 months ago | 0 | 197 | 0

Above: A lot of soldering is required to assemble these parts into a data logger. Assembling a...

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Redstone Rig 2.0

by cfastie 7 months ago | 3 | 230 | 1

Three and a half years ago I posted [a research note](https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/03-27-2...

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Photos from a kite mapping party in Somerville

by warren 8 months ago | 0 | 200 | 0

Hi, all - we had a great #kite-mapping-party on Monday evening, over a dozen people came out to m...

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A sweet way to attach a camera to a kite or balloon line

by cfastie 8 months ago | 2 | 344 | 2

Above: All you need to make a good camera rig for aerial photography. This is a really easy wa...

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Balloon Kits in the Wild!

by bronwen 9 months ago | 3 | 210 | 1

We're putting out a call for photos, videos, sketches, fax printouts, clay impressions: any kind ...

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Calling for your favorite Kite/Balloon Mapping images and video!

by bronwen 9 months ago | 20 | 314 | 5

(above image by @C_Eich in [Union Square, NY](https://publiclab.org/notes/ceich/6-28-2012/picture...

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Host a balloon mapping workshop

by liz 11 months ago | 0 | 286 | 3

Want to show others how to make balloon or kite maps? Need help mapping a large site or doing lon...

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Build a juice bottle-based rig to carry two cameras

by warren about 1 year ago | 0 | 128 | 1

This (old) guide shows how to make a protective case large enough for [two synchronized cameras](...

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Kite Aerial Remote Sensing (KARS) - Thermal Infra-Red.

by John_Wells over 1 year ago | 8 | 594 | 4

In 2013 we formalised our donations of aerial photograph...

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Reconfigurable Rig Pole Configuration and GitHub Repository

by ranon over 1 year ago | 11 | 1,195 | 2

The most recent configuration for the Reconfigurable Rig is the portrait pole configuration. I...

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Making the aluminum frame of an aerial camera rig (video)

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 7 | 624 | 3

Making the aluminum frame of the [Aerobee Rig](https://publiclab.org/notes/cfastie/07-05-2016/the...

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The Aerobee Rig

by cfastie over 1 year ago | 5 | 755 | 1

The Aerobee Rig is a departure for KAPtery camera rigs because it's frame is not 3D printed. Ther...

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Ball Joint KAP Rigs

by ranon over 1 year ago | 0 | 532 | 2

The ball joint camera mount offers a minimalistic and effective solution to getting fixed angl...

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oblique rig for gopro

by liz almost 2 years ago | 1 | 893 | 2

I'm sharing one of Eymund's oblique rigs, this one takes advantage of the unique shape of a 52 fl...

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NDVI from infrared and visible-light

by Rayishido about 2 years ago | 15 | 2,334 | 1

Hi! I am using a Picam and a PiNOIR to take visible-light and infrared picture at the same tim...

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The JerkPan

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 5 | 992 | 3

*Above: A 360° panorama stitched from 40 photos taken by a KAP rig with no motors or electronics....

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KAP rig impasse

by cfastie about 2 years ago | 3 | 1,512 | 3

*Above: A sketch (left) inspired by Pat's comment on Tony's Note and a rig inspired by the sketch...

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"Judo Rig" for aerial photography

by tonyc about 2 years ago | 5 | 1,664 | 2

Not break my camera when it crashes to earth, especially on a rough landing from a kite mission....

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