Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shooting for photogrammetry: 3×3 rules update

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Posted here as a transmission test for CIPA. Photogrammetry is a simple idea: taking measurements from photos is an obvious thing to do but how to get the technical process described as a handful of simple steps far from easy. … Continue reading

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Your 2014 KAP Calendar

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As the images appear in print.  The calendar is 28 cm wide and 43 cm deep open. Images are 28cm x 22cm. Captions are below. January New year: new roads to travel. Francis Crick Avenue, Addenbrookes Site just after opening … Continue reading

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Learning the AutoKAP method

“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” Leonardo da Vinci And so I stand, eyes aching into the grey … Continue reading

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Notes on KAP

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This text was prepared as a method assessment I did for English Heritage (now known as Historic England) in 2009. Since then I have updated it from time to time as developments occur and knowledge expands.  I post it here in … Continue reading

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TheoLt Comms with Leica Flexline TS series instruments

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Leica’s Flexline series of TST has a fun wrinkle in setting up the comms. If you want it to talk to TheoLt you need to set it to use some form of external communication. Bluetooth wireless, Lemo and USB cables … Continue reading

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High speed panoramas with click-Pan Pro.

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A problem with KAP panoramas is the variation in camera position during the capture sequence . In an effort to reduce the ammount of camera movement the kite flier has  4 options: Wait for a more stable airflow (may never … Continue reading

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