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

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.