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Maker Workshop – Kite Aerial Photography on MAKE:television

Maker Workshop – Kite Aerial Photography on MAKE:television

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  1. Victor McAuley

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    I have been building drones for 4 years….. but kites are the way to go. – vested interests are determined to see the end of personal drone usage…

  2. Dave Thompson

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    I remember seeing this and thinking, "How cool!"  Now I have a Phantom drone and this video seems quaint.

  3. tissa71

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    i dont get how you actually take a photo? And what settings would one use with sush a method (pretty shaky)

    P.S. I wish i had the time, skills and resources to build this and try it out!

  4. Javier Romero

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    thanks for share!

  5. artemorbid

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    one of the best videos i have seen today

  6. GeorgeBonez

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    Camera kite? Yeah ok! Thats a gay liberal method!

  7. jmbeatty393939

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    All the nay sayers. "You should use a hydrogen balloon." "to unstable" you don't get it. He likes photography, kites and building. So he built it! I say we'll done sir! You invisible it, you built it.

  8. neil kurian

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    Just WoWW…

  9. Maltfalc

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    @taxiuniversum if it's too windy for a tethered balloon, it's too windy for a kite. if it's not windy enough for a kite, even better for a balloon. enough helium to lift a dslr and balloon would actually cost well under $100, but to hell with helium. hydrogen is cheap and easy to produce and so is hot air.

  10. taxiuniversum

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    @ creepyloner1979:

    Yea, right. Except for the fact that of course balloons WILL NOT work in wind (or be exactly as "unstable" as a kite would be then). Plus, just one single filling of helium for a balloon capable of lifting a SLR will cost you hundreds of dollars. If you have that kind of money, settling for a rc-helikopter would actually be much better. I like the idea of doing this with a kite – it has something poetic, aside of all its other advantages (low-tech and inexpensive).

  11. Dalai Lamer

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    great! how about building one for me? 50$? uh?

  12. Gumilar Uus

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    very creative work..like it a lot..congratulation

  13. Victor Ontavilla

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    Just amazing!! Congratulations!!! A very nice car too

  14. Dale Maunder

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    @zac856314 he explained in the video why he didnt do that

  15. Carl Marvin

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    what in the world is in the water at 1:00 ?
    is it the Loch ness monster?!?!??!

  16. Maltfalc

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    i would NEVER trust my dslr camera to something that plummets out of the sky the moment the wind changes. and not a single mention of balloons in the entire video? they mention pigeon-mounted cameras but not balloons, which work just like this guy's kite, except with less vibration and no need for wind.

  17. gblan

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    Beautiful photography. Lucky for the budding KAP enthusiast today that they don't have to be such tinkerers to get started. Most everything you need can be easily purchased pre-made with electronics installed.

  18. madskyiv

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    .. the silly putty switch is an awesome idea and very worthy of replacing my ice cube melting time switch. thanks

  19. TheFREAKO666

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    This is amazing.. 😮

  20. latifaabdul

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    I really apreciate this video i have truly been inspired. I wish i had more mentors around in my life who thought like him…

  21. graciousSenor

    April 14, 2018 at 6:08 am

    amazing! this man is an inspiration.

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