Time of day

I’m shooting an earthwork monument for photogrammetry, and its taken months of patient work by the team at OWLP to get all the required consents, so as soon as I got the email from Natural England confirming permission and the … Continue reading

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Surprise L rig pano test

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I had posted off an L rig to the Channel Islands, although it took a day longer than the Post Office agreed to, I was thrilled to see the rig flung into the sky on arrival. The pano was stitched … Continue reading

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KAP pano rig assembly details

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‘L’ rig production continues… Having seen the L rigs here a Kapper asked if there were any going spare for sale. I rushed to the parts bin and assembled all the bits I had … and was quite a few … Continue reading

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On a roll

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Despite days of poor light and wind conditions I reckon I have been on a bit of a roll: Less than 2 weeks separates the first and last shots on this flickr screen dump. They lie on a rough line … Continue reading

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Summer breeze and a kite on the beach

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Since the drones came out a few years ago, kite aerial photography lost interest for a few photographers that are just looking for photographic results. I am also looking for results but I need that poetic aspect of doing it … Continue reading

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Low tide at Snettisham Scalp

High pressure weather systems drive me nuts, you get good sunlight but no wind.  I have work to do at Denver but the wind was having none of it so I reckoned a further half hour drive north might get … Continue reading

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Refining RX1 KAP

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1st flight results with the full frame mirror-less camera have been a joy, the image quality surpasses anything I have achieved this far. Cropping down to detail works a treat and the sharpness, even at wide apertures is gratifying. Problem … Continue reading

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‘L’ rig for panoramic capture

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Panoramic image capture by kite requires a robust low power rig. To get the best of the opportunity a long runtime is an advantage. A simple L of aluminium can form a portrait aspect rig driven by a 360 servo.
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More dots, more detail: ‘full frame’ KAP

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Some pixel peeping to begin:This is a 100% crop from this frame: and that is simply what I’m on about here, a 25mp 35mm x26mm sensor captures more light than a smaller sensor, no matter how pumped with photosites it … Continue reading

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From KAP to map

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With scale and chain you may obtain The knowledge of your ground. If that you try all points thereby Each figure will be found. Your compass stride on every side Each angle it will shew Do all with care you … Continue reading

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