|In 1995 we lifted a camcorder in the air by
attaching it to
thirty-nine helium filled trash bags. Why 39 trash bags? We bought a box
of 40, but one had a hole in it. 1995 vintage camcorders are rather bulky,
and it actually took the 39th bag to get it
off the ground.
The camcorder sat in a sling we made from a piece of an old bed sheet, and the whole works was tied to a fence with a piece of string which was 200 feet long. It was almost like flying a kite, and we had a lot of fun.
All of the pictures on the left are screen captures from the video tape. Click on a thumbnail to see a larger picture.