LinksHere are some links related to Aerial Photography. This was put together some time ago and I haven't had a lot of time to update it. But it should be a good start.
- The Aerial Photography forum, brought to you by RCGroups.com -- The place to find out the latest information (that's were I do!).
- The Aerial Photography and Video forum from RCUniverse.com -- Another forum you might want to check out (I haven't personnally... you know, not enough hours in a day...)
- The Aerial Photography/Video forum at RCCanada -- Not a lot of activity on this one, but it's Canadian, eh?
- The Aerial Photography section of Ironsides' Float-Flying site -- A good introduction to AP. The Basics of Aerial Photography Article is a very good introduction to the topic, but somewhat outdated. Camera technology has come a long way since that was written (approx. 2004).
- RC-CAM -- Aerial videography and photography projects. Be sure to check his Special Projects section for some good projects supporting AP. He also has a forum (very technical).
- PRISM R/C Camera Switch, and the ZLog Recording Altimeter from Hexpert Systems.
- R/C Creative Electronics -- Home of one of the original AP switches and all sorts of useful stuff.
- Blip.com.au -- features the URBI R/C Interface (shutter and zoom control for your camera through the USB port)
- For other AP sites, see the links posted in the thread Post your AP web sites here
- Digi-Key corporation -- a source of PIC chips, and just about any other electronic part you can think of!
- Zebra Hobby -- Good prices on model aircraft supplies.
- Pacific Models -- Focussed on electric flight.
- Great Hobbies -- Very good selection.
- Air Craft -- Japanese supplier. Good prices & selection, cheap shipping!
- All e RC -- US-based supplier focussed on electric flight.
- Active Electronics -- local electronics shop (stores in Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg)
For datasheets, application notes, sample circuits/code, etc. (Thanks to Rod Woolley for many of these links.)
- Datasheet Archive.com - data sheet archive containing 100 Million Datasheets from 7500 Manufacturers
- Microchip Technology -- makers of the PICmicro® Microcontroller used in most of my projects. Get datasheets, application notes and download their free development tools from this site.
- Hi-Tech Software -- makers of PICC Lite, a "C"-language compiler for the PIC.
- Analog Devices
- Dallas Semiconductor
- Fairchild Semiconductor
- International Rectifier
- Linear Technology
- National Semiconductor
- Philips Semiconductors
- Texas Instruments
- Colin Churcher's Railway Pages -- Pretty much all you want to know about railway history in Ottawa, and Canada for that matter. His site has links to much more.