Armadale, West Lothian


Photo Information
Near infra-red kite aerial photo using a modified Pentax Optio E35
http://www.armadale.org.uk/phototech.htm

For details on kite aerial photography see:
http://www.armadale.org.uk/kite.htm
and for the quality of images produced by an Optio W60 see:
http://www.armadale.org.uk/cairnpapple.htm

The W60 is now also our camera of choice for pole aerial work:
http://www.armadale.org.uk/pole.htm
28/08/2009 - 12:37Armadale
CategorySpecialist / Abstract
Shutter Speed1/400
Aperturef/2.7
LensN/A
ISO80
Focal Length6mm
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Bobbinalorry

Link Posted 28/08/2009 - 12:40
Fascinating!

What's a 'Kite Aerial' please? How does this work?

Love the idea (and the piccie)
Best Regards, Larry.

All the gear & no idea.

paulyrichard

Link Posted 28/08/2009 - 12:47
A very cool shot.

I think he suspended the camera from a kite, no?
"Ifamericatoldthetruthforjustonedayitswholeworldwouldfallapart "
"All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice." - Elliott Erwitt

http://paulyrichard.wordpress.com/

Armadale

Link Posted 28/08/2009 - 12:54
Yes, you hang the camera on a kite string using a picavet suspension.
Can be complicated but ours is very simple:
http://www.armadale.org.uk/kitebasic.htm

paulyrichard

Link Posted 28/08/2009 - 14:55
Great links, Armadale. You get a fantastic aspect to those images usin' this technique, nice one.
"Ifamericatoldthetruthforjustonedayitswholeworldwouldfallapart "
"All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice." - Elliott Erwitt

http://paulyrichard.wordpress.com/
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