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Photo Rig



To take aerial photos, you need to attach your camera to a balloon, kite, pole, or whatever! Try the "standard" rubber band rig, the venerable soda bottle rig, or the juice jug rig.


Activities

Not all #photo-rig designs have been adapted into activities, but here are number that have been started:

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
Mobius cameras and smaller balloons - - @warren - - 0 replications: Try it »
Reconfigurable Rig Version 1 Assembly Guide - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
Titan 2 IR flight field-test - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »
The JerkPan design - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »
Kaptery Rig Remodel - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
Silly Putty KAP Rig - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
$25 minimal-helium balloon mapping rig - - @natevw - - 0 replications: Try it »
Ball Joint KAP Rigs - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
Reconfigurable Rig - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
Hand Assembled Pendulums - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
"Judo Rig" for aerial photography - - @tonyc - - 0 replications: Try it »
Plastic Tubing Oblique KAP Rig - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
Square Plastic Rod KAP Rig - - @ranon - - 0 replications: Try it »
The Aerobee Rig field-test - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »

Add an activity Request an activity guide

Activities should include a materials list, costs and a step-by-step guide to construction with photos. Learn what makes a good activity here.

Add an activity Request an activity guide

Guides should include a materials list and a step-by-step construction guide with photo documentation. Learn what makes a good activity here.


Questions

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