hmmmm ... strange. this is hardly "my" site - if you refer to Medium.com the online publishing platform - and the site in my signature is hosted on wix.com - so no danger there either, I think.
There is an article on Medium I'd like to share with you: "A View from a kite".
It's about the hows and whys about kite aerial photography; how it compares with drones and other aerial photography platforms, some experience, info and tips.
Hope you find it interesting ... ;-)
I'm sorry, I see I sounded a bit snappy and didn't intend it ... Of course there are rules and regulations regarding kites (almost) everywhere. However, those are less strict compared to drones - and are less strictly enforced.
As far I've observed, people are getting ever more annoyed by...
Well ... maybe. The kite is technically unsteerable - it flies as it wants. However, it can't crash (well, it can, but not as spectacular, and even if the wind completely stops, it functions as a giant parachute) and it can't wreak havoc if the controls fail. True, there are serious limitations...
I've been reading complaints about tight drone regulations, restricting and even prohibiting flying almost everywhere (and especially in cool places).
Perhaps there is a way around them. Use a kite!
A kite large enough can lift up to 5 kilos. With a simple rig you point your camera...
We are two kite aerial photography enthusiasts from Ljubljana, taking photos from the air in a most natural, organic and gluten-free way: with a kite.
We are currently using four different single line kites (each suitable for different wind conditions) for lifting two cameras, a...