|This page will describe my explorations into aerial photography from a Voyager E helicopter.|
|Yet another hobby to blow my hard earned cash on
|I learned quickly
do this right requires nerves of steel and a deep pocketbook.
Since I don't have the prior, I hope I can get by on the latter.
|Here you can see the overall
the camera system on the helicopter. The camera is mounted to one
of those really cheap table top tripods, which is then mounted to a
pair of carbon fiber arrow shafts. The live preview downlink and
battery are mounted on the opposite side to balance the helicopter. Of
course I use the DigiLive from Black
|Here you can sort of see how I
the camera. The table top tripod was all plastic, which made it
easy to rip off two of the legs and then drill holes through the third
leg, through which the carbon fiber arrow shafts are
inserted. The camera is mounted to the ball head of the
tripod, making it easy to set the camera angle.