[Lab] aerial photography
jason.cobill at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 11:33:58 EDT 2011
Get yourself up onto a balcony, rooftop, tree, ladder, etc and shoot
downwards while someone flies the squirrel along beneath you.
Sadly, no robots involved in this technique, but you can do it -right
now- at 0 cost.
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 11:24 AM, Tom Burns <tom.i.burns at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe there is a cheap project for sale on the make store for an
> autonomous blimp including camera. You'd have to google to find the name.
> Not as versatile as a helicopter but way simpler.
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at siteware.com> wrote:
>> I want to take pictures of Squirrel model airplanes while they are flying
>> but from above. Also some dolly shots from behind the plane while it's
>> Anybody have a helicopter that can carry a camera? If not, I'm game to
>> make a helicopter. If I do this, I'd like to make it autonomous. Perhaps to
>> follow a beacon mounted on the plane. I guess, I'd need to be able to tell
>> the copter to return if it follows the Squirrel into trouble. I suppose a
>> second beacon could be used (or the machine could remember it's starting
>> I think this would be a good project to get into this sort of robotics.
>> Any ideas where to start?
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