Kite Aerial Photography on MAKE: television

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Tell Cris Benton to go fly a kite. He’ll return with breathtaking photographs taken from seemingly impossible vantage points. As a young architect, Cris wanted sharp images of his buildings’ upper reaches, so he pioneered the art/science of of aerial kite photography.

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Tell Cris Benton to go fly a kite. Hell return with breathtaking photographs taken from seemingly impossible vantage points. As a young architect, Chris wanted sharp images of his buildings upper reaches, so he pioneered the art/science of of aerial kite photography. Now a professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, Chris is still a leader in the aerial kite photography community, constantly developing new ways to rig remotely controlled cameras to customized kites for stunning results. Also,