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KAP 2013-15 - Tidal Flats near Bayfield, New Brunswick - April 22, 2013

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  I had greater expectations for this session but nevertheless ended up with a couple of nice images. When I arrived at this location the tidal flats extended for hundreds of meters. It was a patchwork of red sands and blue puddles, complemented by the light blue of the sky and a hint of the Confederation Bridge in the distance. The wind had been strong further along the coast but for some reason was dead here. I played around and teased my Levitation Light Delta kite into the air and attached my lowest weight rig, designed for autoKAP. The kite...

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KAP 2013-5 - Tallow Beach, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

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  A recent four week trip to Australia provided several opportunities for kite aerial photography. Byron Bay is one place we stayed for a few days. It is a community that seems to attract hippie wannabees, both young and old. It's a nice place to visit but for us the weather was, shall we say, mixed. My fourth Australian KAP session was at Tallow Beach, not far from Byron Bay but on the opposite side of Cape Byron and the Byron Lighthouse. Cape Byron, by the way, is the easternmost point in Australia. I went to Tallow Beach with the...

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KAP 2013-3 - Cape Woolamai Beach, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

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  A recent four week trip to Australia provided several opportunities for kite aerial photography. This second session was in on Cape Woolamai Beach on Phillip Island. We were en route to watch the Penguin Parade where every evening hundreds of the smallest penguins in the world, Little Blue Penguins (aka Fairy Penguins) come out of the water and head for burrows on shore. Cape Woolamai Beach was mainly a sand beach but there was some rocky shoreline interspersed as one approached the end of the cape. There were also sand dunes that evolved into cliffs the further you went...

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KAP 2012-4 & KAP 2012-5 - Playa El Palmar, Ixtapa, Mexico

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I did two kite aerial photography sessions several days apart at opposite ends of the beach named Playa El Palmar, Ixtapa, Mexico. Playa El Palmar is the nearest beach to Casa Candiles, the Bed and Breakfast where we stayed during our vacation. The B&B is about 10 minutes walk from the public access near the south end of the beach (beside the Barcelo Hotel). There are no small hotels or B&Bs on the beach as you will see from the photographs. The buildings are large hotels and condominium complexes. These images were obtained using a camera suspended below a kite...

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Aerial Photograph of Playa Tejoncito and Residencial Conejos, Huatulco, Mexico.

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Playa Tejoncito and Residencial Conejos in Huatulco, Mexico. This picture was taken from a camera rig suspended below a kite (Kite Aerial Photography - KAP). The kite line and photographer (me) are visible in the photograph. Playa Tejoncito, Huatulco, Mexico. Residencial Conejos in the background - kite aerial photograph. © Rob Huntley Photography / Like My Facebook / About.Me 

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