Tag Archives: image resolution

MP2 Swath size

There are probably better ways of getting a handle on how high to fly the Mavic Pro2 but seeing the numbers is how I like to work, the sequence of scales is obvious and the ceiling of 120m AGL is … Continue reading

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Apple blossom time…

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Surely the flower display would be a wonder to see from above… The weight reduction continues..I swapped the pendulum for a Picavet when I found the rig wouldn’t fit in its A5 box with a new tilt servo. I can’t … 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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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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Ouse Washes Community KAP walk: proof of concept.

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In looking at aerial photography as a group activity the ‘KAP walk’ is an option that brings participants into the landscape and develops a topographic record that is both repeatable and revealing, it gives an opportunity to get large scale … Continue reading

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The tools we love, conversations on kites

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The better things work for us the fonder of them we are. I did not expect the reaction to my first thoughts on Christoph Fokken’s 9 foot delta. Folks love delta kites and their experiences with them have generated some … Continue reading

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0.75x converter lens on Canon Eos M

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I have a Lumix .75x wide angle converter which has fallen into disuse and it occurred to me it might help the autoKAP hit rate on the Canon Eos M. The expense and weight of replacing the 22mm lens with … Continue reading

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KAP IQ

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Canon Ixus 7.0 Leica X1 Canon Ixus 7.0 Leica X1 It’s rare for me to photograph the same thing at almost the same time with 2 different cameras. I’m having fun flying a light weight AutoKAP rig with a Canon … Continue reading

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Stereo KAP for mapping

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This contour model is remarkable for 2 reasons: 1 it is derived from KAP imagery and 2 it has captured in 3D some very subtle detail of the earthwork: the firing step and the ‘bridge’ bank across the ditch have … Continue reading

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KAP at Royston kite festival 2012

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I’m not a fan of flying at kite festivals, the skies are crowded and the emphasis on ‘competitive’ events seems to go against the grain of what I like best about kite flying.  So it was with some misgivings I … Continue reading

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