I don’t think this race is run any more in the Ottawa area but I have seen it elsewhere. This shot was taken as a print, before the digital days. I scanned it some time ago but I have since reworked it with some digital tweaking in PhotoShop.
I have recently added this image to my storefront at Fine Art America. It is for sale as an art print, canvas print, poster or greeting card. Sales are direct through Fine Art America who handle all arrangements, manufacture and shipping.
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I post these images simply to mark the occasion of meeting Craig Wilson, the famous and infamous kite aerial photographer of Madison, Wisconsin. Craig and I agreed that this KAP should be written off as a non-KAP. The light was so poor this evening and 98% of my shots were blurred (higher ISO would have helped). My wife and arranged to meet KAP’n Craig, as he is known on Flickr and other internet venues, in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin which is just outside Craig’s hometown of Madison. Craig and three of his kiting buddies were adding some kite colour to an annual cancer fundraiser held at Grundahl Park. Craig and friends made my wife and I feel very welcome. After it became too dark, and the rain set in, we all retired to the Grumpy Troll for a beer.
This session used a PowerShot A570IS and a FLED kite.
Grundahl Park, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.
This Wisconsin Badger kite was hand-made by one of Craig’s skilled kite buddies.