Udi at DIY Photography made a tutorial for transforming a paint roller extension pole into a monopod for “aerial” photography. Just use your camera’s self timer or remote to take pictures from really high up.
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).