Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pros & Cons of platforms for low level aerial photography

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I’m preparing for a short talk on KAP and I need to  get a grip on the options when explaining ‘why KAP?’ to photographers. The table sets out the options but there are aspects of KAP that don’t fit in. … Continue reading

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Dulcimer production: best batch yet!

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At Marcus Ashbys workshop the first batch of Norfolk dulcimers are underway: With luck the first instrument will be ready for Easter celebrations! B

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The new Norfolk dulcimer:1st notes

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Fully strung and settled in the first notes ring out of dulcimer No1. There are a few snags with it and this is to be expected with a prototype, despite our best efforts the tuning had a tendency to slip … Continue reading

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Powershot A2300: cheap KAP camera?

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I was encouraged to see a 16mp Canon camera for £55 and pleased to see it had a CHDK build available. Having found the Ixus 7 to be a bit short of things I thought I ‘d give it a … Continue reading

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The new Norfolk dulcimer: stringing ducimer No.1

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This is the first dulcimer body in its finished state, this is a ‘plain’ finished model the fancy decorated ones will have to wait: The workshop finish is suberb. The 20 brass topped bridges, 80 strings, wrest & hitch pins … Continue reading

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Saxstead mill…flying blind

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After an intensive KAP session at Framlingham Castle I was determined to get the camera over Saxtead Mill, it is a fairly rare big post mill and I have had 4 attempts to date, each time I tired to fly … Continue reading

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