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

by warren 2 months ago | 0 | 376 | 1

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 3 months ago | 0 | 128 | 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 3 months ago | 1 | 104 | 1

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

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Assembling a SkyPod GPS logger

by cfastie 4 months ago | 0 | 163 | 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 5 months ago | 3 | 185 | 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 5 months ago | 0 | 139 | 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 5 months ago | 2 | 317 | 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 6 months ago | 3 | 187 | 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 6 months ago | 15 | 230 | 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 9 months ago | 0 | 230 | 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 10 months ago | 0 | 117 | 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 about 1 year ago | 8 | 575 | 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 | 1,184 | 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 | 611 | 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 | 745 | 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 | 525 | 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 over 1 year ago | 1 | 885 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 15 | 2,302 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 5 | 987 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 3 | 1,503 | 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 almost 2 years ago | 5 | 1,660 | 2

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

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String and paperclip method for attaching Mobius camera to dowel pendulum rig

by tonyc about 2 years ago | 7 | 1,924 | 1

[![P_20151130_140349.jpg](//i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/013/099/medium/P_20151...

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DIY Pole Mapping Camera Mount

by Natalie almost 3 years ago | 4 | 3,803 | 1

So after my first post of DIYing it with the plastic pen caps I decided to go back to the drawin...

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OpenDroneMap: Open Source Toolkit for processing Civilian Drone Imagery gets orthophotos

by smathermather almost 3 years ago | 6 | 11,669 | 5

OpenDroneMap (http://opendronemap.github.io/odm/) is a tool to postprocess small Unmanned Aeri...

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Kaohsiung Gas Explosions 2014 (update)

by muyueh about 3 years ago | 4 | 2,557 | 11

On July 31th 2014, a series of gas explosions occurred in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, following reports...

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OpenDroneMap -- Automatic postprocessing aerial data

by smathermather about 3 years ago | 7 | 4,341 | 4

OpenDroneMap (http://opendronemap.github.io/odm/) is inten...

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The Titan II, Unpacked

by geraldmc about 3 years ago | 3 | 2,606 | 2

Recently we purchased a Titan II rig from the KAPtery and wanted to sh...

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Improved configuration: Arduino driven servo with CHDK for aerial panoramas

by patcoyle over 3 years ago | 3 | 3,798 | 3

Incorporate suggestions on [initial results](http://publiclab.org/notes/patcoyle/05-22-2014/init...

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iFarm quad flight

by cfastie over 3 years ago | 4 | 4,072 | 1

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

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