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Now this really is fun

Not sure if anyone here has got to do this before, but late last year I got the chance to abuse a friendship and take this aerial photography blimp for a spin. Camera is tethered to the blimp which is tethered to the ground and you take photos with the remote that also controls the blimp that has a video preview of the viewfinder. Classy.

All I can say is, if you ever get the chance, make up a reason to try it!


  • onetonshadow
    onetonshadowover 5 years ago

    That is quite cool.

    We need redbubble blimps.

  • Natalie Tyler
    Natalie Tylerover 5 years ago

    Surely Ed can build one out of plasticine?

  • But wherever would he find the hot-air to fill it?

    – Russell Greenwood

  • " RiSH "
    " RiSH "over 5 years ago

    Thats interesting photography site … may be ned it sometime in future :)

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 5 years ago

    “But wherever would he find the hot-air to fill it?”

    That is such a rhetorical question!!

    I haz envy!

  • o0OdemocrazyO0o
    o0OdemocrazyO0oalmost 5 years ago

    great idea… wish i had a powerful zoom lens :P

  • I’m pretty sure the point of the blimp is to get further away not closer ;)

    – Russell Greenwood

  • Sarah Harris
    Sarah Harrisalmost 5 years ago

    omg, i wanna try!!