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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company – Aerial Photography Article

The following is from our September article for a national pulp and paper publication DRONES FOR AGRICULTURAL SPRAYING I can remember my first radio-controlled airplane project like it was yesterday.  The small kit consisted of balsa wood, monokote covering, and a small glow fuel engine.  My goal was not to become an RC enthusiast.  You see, I grew up on a sugar cane farm and the local crop dusting service was less than a mile from our home.  I spent much…

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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company | Unmanned Aerial Systems – Aerial Photography Article

The following is from our June article for a national pulp and paper publication Multirotor “drone” systems have become so popular over the past five years that many have forgotten or discredited fixed wing unmanned aircraft.  Multirotor systems serve as a convenient option for aerial photography, video, and mapping applications.  Common benefits: Vertical take-off and land (VTOL):  Multirotor aircraft can take off and land without the need for a linear flight path Hovering or extremely slow flight:  Multirotor aircraft can…

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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company | Aerial Drone Photogrammetry | February Mapping Blog – Aerial Photography Article

Louisiana Helicam writes monthly publication articles regarding drone/UAV/UAS usage in the pulp and paper industry.  The February 2017 article is contained below: In last month’s article, we got a brief overview of Photogrammetry and how it is used for various applications.  This month’s article will demonstrate the process that was used for a local church construction project. Step 1:  Gather Aerial Imagery Gathering the aerial image collection is the first step in the process.  There are many different types of…

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Louisiana Helicam, LLC Aerial Photography and Video Company | Aerial Drone Photogrammetry | January Mapping Blog – Aerial Photography Article

Louisiana Helicam writes monthly publication articles regarding drone/UAV/UAS usage in the pulp and paper industry.  The January 2017 article is contained below: We’ve witnessed the introduction of many new photogrammetric applications over the past few years.  Photogrammetry is most often referred to as the science of making measurements from photographs.  I typically describe it as the combining of multiple 2D images to make one 3D model.  Louisiana Helicam tested a number of standalone and cloud-based photogrammetry applications but eventually chose…

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