Category Archives: KAP

Arduino directed & auto KAP rig: servo swap

At the January 2021 KAPIZoom I was asked to demonstrate my rig and controller and I was a tad embarrassed to have the thing misbehave on the day. The rig has been plagued with a jittering tilt movement from day … Continue reading

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TheoLt interface for Leica TS03 and TS07

The TS03 and TS07 instruments vary from the previous TS06 type by having the 5 pin Lemo comport fitted on the moving part of the horizontal circle. This can be an issue for the cable interface. The user interface is … Continue reading

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A Cambridge wheel: anywhere the wind blows…

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This is an on-going project born out of the boredom of lockdown. The routes are a mix of NCR, green lanes and downright awful dirt tracks. Most of my rides are logged on Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/58561271 B

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Better on the bike

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Finding cycling for exercise fun with the Garmin Edge 820 Continue reading

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Your 2020 BBHD calendar

All these shots are by taken means of a kite except January, March, October & November which were shot from a drone. B

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Drone head/ KAP head

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I am a little surprised at how operating SUA has changed my approach to low level aerial photography. In theory, with a drone I can wait for the light, launch, shoot and bag the frame I want. In practice this … Continue reading

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Scan to plan…working with low density SLAM data

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Low density data is often the name of the game with laser scan surveys and as SUA cover and simultaneous location and measurement (SLAM) systems emerge the dreaded dot to dot drawing game gets unavoidable. ZebRevo will soon have serious … Continue reading

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Why KAP is different to SUA photography

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Positioning a camera by kite is a straight forward affair. You can either get over your subject or you can’t. The camera lies on the path between you and the kite and although catenary or slack line comes into play … Continue reading

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Your 2019 KAP calendar

KAP oportunities this year seem to have been fewer than previous, a mix of work commitments and a see-saw of gales and calms have plagued me but, none the less I’m surprised at what’s turned up: January: Wicker dancers in … Continue reading

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Reality Capture..really?

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I see a lot of these and, very occasionally I see them translated into drawings, the kind of drawings clients want for mark up. The business of reality capture is storming ahead, we now have tools for passive capture like … Continue reading

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