Keri Wilk and I have started a new site called Rotorpixel. We are both relatively-new in the RC multi-rotor aircraft hobby, but finally feel like we have amassed enough knowledge to start to share with others, publicly. Both of us will be posting about our journey, and Keri will be designing, fabricating, and selling multi-rotor imaging accessories like gimbals. My writing will be found at my Rotorpixel blog.
I went up on the roof with Sterling to fly my Walkera Lama3 RC helicopter, which has custom carbon fiber skids and GoPro HD Hero camera mount (made by my good friend, Don Kehoe). It was my first outdoor flight with the rig — scary, because the ‘copter is front heavy now, which means that it really wants to go forward, and because there was quite a bit of wind. (read more »)
My buddy Don Kehoe built new landing skids and a GoPro HD Hero camera mount for my Lama3 RC helicopter. I popped it off of the ground briefly to see whether the new rig is balanced, and it is! Can’t wait to take it somewhere to take some aerials.
One issue to deal with: the GoPro is vibrating harmonically. I think we may need a larger mount with more foam to dampen it.
Dual GoPro Hero HD cameras for 3D shooting, mounted on an RC10
My buddy Don was up here to help with my Maker Faire underwater photography show last month, and we ended up taking a day to hack two GoPro Hero HD cameras onto my remote controlled car for 3D video. (read more »)