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The profitable Rodde or Staffe 1556

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Ye shall prepare two small straight, stiffe, round or rather square rods of mettall or of wood, well plained of like bigness and length. Although it make no matter what length, yet to avoid the errores which little instruments and … Continue reading

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The sky in the water: Manea Pit

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Vegetation follows the baulks of the flooded clay, not gravel, pit. Most pits in these parts are dug for gravel, the Manea Pit was dug for the re-enforcement of the banks of the washes. From the Manea Pit Management Plan … Continue reading

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2 kites, 2 cameras and a windpump

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The rain radar showed a clear spot half an hour from where I was working, I watched the met data update and clipped off work as quick as I could to try and catch the light over the marshes. All … Continue reading

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A pattern of dyke, level and drain on Halvergate Marshes

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Take the train  from Norwich to Yarmouth and, as the railcar rattles its way from Acle towards the sea you pass along flatlands dotted with windmills, this is a windy place and the little train often rocks with the gust … Continue reading

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Kite aerial photogrammetry: 2 the DSM

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1st effort. The surface generated from the Sept 2014 block produced a very irregular model, I had hoped contouring would improve the interpretation of the earthwork but it did not. The contour model was horrible, even after taking out the … Continue reading

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A rig for Tim

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Tim Carter, an archaeologist working in Suffolk, got in touch and asked about KAP for site recording. After a couple of flights he has arrived at the conclusion this is an aerial platform with potential. After just 2 flights, flying … Continue reading

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Your 2015 Ouse Washes KAP calendar

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January:  poplar wind break near Welney February: Stretham Old Engine March: A prop trail in the Old Ouse near Twentypence. April: the Earith Bulwark under water. May: The flooded Washes near Earith. June: Looking south to the Cradge Bank. July: … Continue reading

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A short talk made long…

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This is the slide show I put together for the Bottisham & Burwell Photographic Club  who kindly invited me to explain what KAP is all about… the wind refused to blow on the night but we hoisted a rig from … Continue reading

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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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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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