with a pole is not real aerial one, even if it is so often
classified as such. But in fact it is merely elevation photography.
are many ways to shot pictures elevated over ground as climb
on a ladder or be on stilts. My way is the use of a photo-pole.
It is a long fishing rod or a pole,
topped by a camera, with which I walk around.
describes the result of thousands shots and continuous improvements
of the technique and of the equipment of the photo-pole
since more than 10 years.
The support is
easy to make and to use. The tilt is preset when starting.
The cradle is
powered and controlled.
The page "Higher"
describes how I started from 2m with hands up to above 10m
with the long pole.
page "first steps" is the previous and only page about
pole photography that was published on this site since August
2003 until 2009 . I have added the picture published in
the NCB magazine in Jan-Feb. 2000.
is described the technique I use. Of course there are some others.
The photo-pole let the photograph the freedom to move and go
where he wants to. There is the full control of the image shot
through the eyelet vision, adjusting the camera tilt, the zoom
and triggering the shutter.
needs some knowledge of this technique, some tricks for the
preparation of the accessories like the remote triggering the
camera, the tilting device, the viewer, the belt holder and
the assembly of the photo-pole
Enjoy the discovery
of these pages!