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When Toronto-based artist Amos Latteier is not making cardboard hover, he’s working on other cool projects, such as this kite (above), inspired by Alexander Graham Bell’s historical models (below). He’s been tracking his progress on a kite blog and is now just days away from his test flight.

Bell Kite Project Blog – Link


  • Cursor kite – Link
  • Kite photos from Boston – Link
  • Make Podcast: Weekend Projects Make A Kite Aerial Photography Rig – Link

From the page of MAKE:
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Kite Aerial Photography Puts Your Eye in the Sky. MAKE 01 – page 50. To take pictures from a kite, you need three things: a kite, a camera, and a special rig that attaches the camera to the kiteline and activates the shutter … Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition or get MAKE 01 @ the Maker store.

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.

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