| Environmental | Aerial
mainly in digital format, the camera being mounted on the front
of a helicopter and controlled from inside the cockpit, the picture
being viewed on a monitor. This camera fitting gives a more stable
picture with the advantage of shooting in the direction of travel.
It is particularly useful for road, rail, river and any linear feature
as well as scenic and low level work. Also available is a side mount
(helivision) suitable for professional video cameras, we operate
on DV cam, giving digital video. The rig is more suitable for large
panoramic shots, it features some degree of stabilization for a
referenced video and still photography.
Of late, digital technology has become commonplace in both photography
and video. A digital video camera is mounted to the front of a Jet
Ranger helicopter, and remotely controlled from inside the cockpit
on a monitor. The camera is fitted with a new digital innovation
allowing the tape to be GIS referenced, which after post processing,
allows the footage to be related to a digital mapping package, and
is therefore forever logged in time and space through the global
positioning systems (GPS). The scenes on the video are now directly
related to the cartography of the area, the uses for this technology
are vast, and Peter sees this as one of the most important advances
in the video technology he now utilizes.
and helicopter facilitator.
Utilizing a network of aircraft operators sourced through years
of aerial photography, we are able to provide the correct airplane
or helicopter to suit almost every need. Front and side mounts to
suit most professional video cameras fitted as required. A camera
operator can be supplied on an hourly rate if needed. If you are
unable to locate the service you require please do not hesitate
to contact us.