This post would be my diary in Aerial Photographing taken by my converted IR Canon A490.I will update it whenever a flight has something valuable to show. I will try to keep a single format in every diary record. There would be some basic information in the beginning and then a gallery of single shots, the stitched photo and the NDVI result.
Date: 29 October 2014
StitchingSoftware: Microsoft ICE
Camera: Canon A490 IR converted with CHDK firmware installed. I used the basic intervalometer and not tha KAP UAV specialized script. I set the interval to 2 seconds.
Description: This is my first attempt of shooting infrared aerial photos. The first photo is a stitch of the photo set derived from the Microsoft ICE software and the second one is a NDVI like photo derived from the Infragram online tool.
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