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Silk purse from a sows ear? As a new Quick 5 is less than half the price of the Touring 1 (it sets you back between 1 and 2k) this conversion ends up as a decent copy of Cannondale’s top of the range touring machine. Continue reading
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This year has seen the end of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership project and my kite has seen less of the sky than I’d like but I have acquired some pleasing views of the district. Email email@example.com for details. Captions … Continue reading
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Small is beautiful. Having got a working Arduino based remote control for the RC rig and sucessfully testing the manual/auto function a smaller, handier option is possible. Looking at the available cases I found options that are small enough and … Continue reading
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See previous installment here A gusty Bft 5 is not a happy place for a kite: the lull to gust power variation is tough to manage and the KAPfoil swung around in the shifting flow. In these conditions autoKAP wins … Continue reading
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It’s not often obsolete devices come back from the dead but this has happened for the Disto3aBT. Leica have released a new version of their DistoTransfer software that gets it working with Windows 10. Microsoft killed my Disto. It’s been … Continue reading
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It’s been a while since I swung the camera at the Bottisham Lode on a blustery early October evening in 2014. It was taken in 2 frames from the Sony Rx1 camera lifted by a 9′ Levitation delta. A year … Continue reading
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Crosby Sands is where the Gormleys stand.
They stare out to sea slowly covered by the rising tides
encrusted and rusted they mark no channel
but iron-magnet draw people to them.
tide wide and mud footed they stand apart
drown’d on evry moon rise and it’s echo
who’s vanity is multiplied here?
the marker or the marked? Continue reading
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Originally posted on Billboyheritagesurvey's Blog:
The project goals. Kite aerial photography (KAP) is something of a oddity in the fast moving world of reality capture: it is a contemplative activity and, although utterly dependant on the weather, provides an…
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Hard to imagine but these 2 components constitute a 2.4GHz RC transmitter. Missing are the controls, power supply and antenna but the guts of the thing is smaller than a credit card. All that’s required is some patient soldering and … Continue reading
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The project goals. Kite aerial photography (KAP) is something of a oddity in the fast moving world of reality capture: it is a contemplative activity and, although utterly dependant on the weather, provides an outdoor activity that brings together people … Continue reading