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« on: January 17, 2013, 10:31 AM »

http://digital-photography-school.com/61-amazing-kite-aerial-photography-images
Dang beautiful.....
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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2013, 10:38 AM »

Fantastic pictures indeed!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2013, 11:25 AM »

nice shots, but i cringe at the thought of what that rig costs
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2013, 11:56 AM »

Camera Rig, $199, camera, and remote control can be whatever you want to spend.

Those shots are Awesome... Put mine to shame...Now I have to get my rig back out of the closet.
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2013, 11:04 PM »

Wow     thanks for the link
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2013, 04:51 AM »

Great shots... I've been quickly shut down by the police & officials when I try to get a KAP kite in the air around town to take shots like this. I guess there's something threatening about a large kite with something hanging from it. They actually suggested that I could be a terrorist... threatened to 'cut my kite free' (the town official took out his knife and waved it around).
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2013, 06:35 AM »

New York I guess I can understand that they would be a bit leary. Too bad, there would be great shots there, if there is enough wind and you have enough line Smiley

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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2013, 07:48 PM »

Great shots... I've been quickly shut down by the police & officials when I try to get a KAP kite in the air around town to take shots like this. I guess there's something threatening about a large kite with something hanging from it. They actually suggested that I could be a terrorist... threatened to 'cut my kite free' (the town official took out his knife and waved it around).


Interesting, and very disappointing, Rob

One of the photos entered in the AKA KAP contest in Enid was "Above the Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia" by Jim Powers. Another was of the Sheep Meadow in Central Park (NYC) by Sebastian Kaliszewski. I chatted with Jim about his, and apparently he had the kite up in downtown Philly for quite a while, with no reported hassle from the authorities.

Unfortunately, the issue of Kiting that these photos are in is not yet online, and you'd have to be an AKA member anyway to get to it when it is, until it's more than five years old.

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