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Balloon & Kite Mapping

Balloon mapping is a low-cost way to take aerial photos using a camera, attached to a balloon, on a spool of string. People have done this from a few hundred feet up all the way to over 4,000 feet in the air.

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Mobius cameras and smaller balloons

by warren almost 3 years ago | 7 | 2,538 | 11

I've been curious about how little helium it'd take to lift a Möbius camera as we've been using f...

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The Magic Behind MapKnitter: Leaflet.DistortableImage

by justinmanley almost 3 years ago | 4 | 3,187 | 5

Leaflet.DistortableImage is a new plugin...

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New Orleans City Park Mapping

by stevie almost 3 years ago | 5 | 1,986 | 0

Public Lab will be hosting a DIY aerial mapping field trip and workshop **Saturday May 30th from ...

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Bayou Bienvenue Mapping!

by stevie almost 3 years ago | 3 | 1,862 | 0

May 23rd, Public Lab is partnering up with the [Backyard Gardener's Network](http://backyardgarde...

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Presentación de resultados de “Cartografia aèria de barri” en Barcelona

by pablo almost 3 years ago | 1 | 3,403 | 4

El sábado 25 de abril 2015 se presentan los resultados de “Cartografía de Barrio”, unos talleres ...

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April 12 Newtown Creek balloon mapping pics

by liz almost 3 years ago | 2 | 2,788 | 0

Willis shows the camera rig: [![IMG_4864.JPG](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000...

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Newtown Creek Workshop with Balloon Photography

by nameiswillis almost 3 years ago | 2 | 1,656 | 3

http://www.newtowncreekalliance.org/april-12th-north-henry-st-workshop/ Please join the Newt...

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The KAPtery marches on

by cfastie almost 3 years ago | 5 | 1,833 | 5

After a year of 3D printing camera rigs for aerial mapping, I would have expected to be bored. In...

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a history of crediting contributions

by mathew almost 3 years ago | 3 | 2,940 | 4

photo credit @Stevie, [Washington University students build camera rigs.](/notes/stevie/09-12-201...

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Talleres de Fotografía de bajo coste desde el aire en Madrid

by pablo almost 3 years ago | 2 | 2,669 | 2

Fotografía de bajo coste desde el aire es un proyecto educativo que para enseñar técnicas de ...

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Dvorichansky National Park in Ukraine, our test ground for balloon-mapping

by Alex_the_Ukrainian almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,617 | 3

Main image above: Northern part of the Dvorichansky national park – aspect from the chalk hill to...

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Kharkiv' DIY egg-shaped balloons

by Alex_the_Ukrainian almost 3 years ago | 1 | 2,853 | 4

Today I upload some more detailed photos of the DIY egg-shaped balloon. The first test sample was...

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Balloon mapping in Eastern Ukraine

by Alex_the_Ukrainian almost 3 years ago | 11 | 1,344 | 4

are underway here in Kharkiv, Ukraine [ref_1], by me and my friends. I want to report these – ...

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GeoPhilly Balloon Mapping Workshop - April 22nd, 2015

by SeanKMcGinnis about 3 years ago | 0 | 1,657 | 1

The Philadelphia Chapter will be co-hosting our second ...

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Announcing MapKnitter 2.0

by warren about 3 years ago | 1 | 10,688 | 7

Hello, mapmakers! The Web Working Group has just launched the final version of MapKnitter 2, i...

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North Nashville: Concrete Batch Plant Rezoning Adjacent to a +50 Year Old Community

by wward1400 about 3 years ago | 0 | 2,586 | 1

The communities of North Nashville have long been considered "a dumping ground" for the city's un...

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MapKnitter 2: Test Edition

by warren about 3 years ago | 0 | 2,063 | 2

Hello, mapmakers! The Web Working Group has set up a testing version of MapKnitter 2, integrat...

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Gulf Coast Spring Fling!

by stevie about 3 years ago | 3 | 3,768 | 3

**Join Public Lab for an unconference style event Saturday, March 14th, 9am-5pm at Propeller...

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New Orleans Training: DIY Aerial Photography and Mapping

by stevie about 3 years ago | 8 | 2,946 | 0

Aerial images, taken where you need them, when you need them, are powerful tools! Imagine being a...

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

by smathermather about 3 years ago | 6 | 11,773 | 5

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

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Vadi HaAsbestonim: Community Aerial Photography Event

by hagitkeysar over 3 years ago | 3 | 2,140 | 3

[![event-5-12.jpg](https://i.publiclab.org/system/images/photos/000/008/136/medium/event-5-12.jpg...

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Edmonton Balloon and Kite Mapping Workshop

by ann over 3 years ago | 2 | 2,752 | 1

Have you ever wanted to make a map of your neighborhood or city? Is buying a drone out of you...

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OpenDroneMap -- Automatic postprocessing aerial data

by smathermather over 3 years ago | 7 | 4,370 | 4

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

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A Method for distorting Mobius Action Cam imagery in GIMP (FOSS)

by eustatic over 3 years ago | 4 | 3,190 | 4

Make Mapknitter maps with infragram and another mobius (so light!) So Mat suggested a metho...

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