Gear for Kite Aerial Photography

 Buy kits, ready-to-fly rigs, or extra parts

Kits to build your own single- and dual-camera rigs for kite aerial photography or balloon aerial photography.

Complete packages of ready-to-fly aerial photography rigs with cameras: normal and/or near infrared.

SuspensionsSpare parts, and Accessories for aerial photography and infrared photography for vegetation analysis.


Free, Open Source Designs

Downloadable stl and skp files for 3D printing camera rigs for kite aerial photography and balloon aerial photography.

Printing and assembly instructions for building your own kite and balloon aerial photography rigs.



Flying a Canon EOS M

My first flight of the EOS M produced a vivid panorama despite some unexplained behavior.

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3D printed digital sundial

This digital sundial is an elegant example of something that exists only because of 3D printing.

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Aerobee flights in BC

The Aerobee Rig was flying in British Columbia, and also falling off the kite line.

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Redstone Rig in Denmark

Photos of a Deluxe Redstone Rig flying in Denmark.

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Regaining a perspective

I might need a new strategy to improve the image quality of panoramas that recreate historical aerial views in bird's eye view lithographs.

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How painful is it to use the GPS data in your photos as actual data? Depends on your tolerance for pain.

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Nighthawk practice

A practice flight with a new kite yielded some colorful aerial photos of Vermont's foliage starting to turn.

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