Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Biweekly Shoot Out

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Mar 2, 2009, 10:34 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Walter C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Huntington Beach, CA USA
Posts: 7,742
Default

Yesterday, March 1st, was Kite Day here in Huntington Beach. A special section of the beach -- just off the pier -- was reserved for "professional" kite flyers. They were amazing. The most popular among them were these double triangle type kites which allowed tremendous control. This shot shows several kites, each flown by a different individual, demonstrating what can be done.

Attached Images
 
Walter C is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Mar 2, 2009, 10:35 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Walter C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Huntington Beach, CA USA
Posts: 7,742
Default

Further down the beach was a mixture of other styles of kites. The big, octopus looking kite had to be at least 40 feet in length.

Attached Images
 
Walter C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 2, 2009, 3:25 PM   #3
Moderator
 
selvin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 7,204
Default

Walter,

Those kites are quite inventive. I've seen the Octopus here before and was quite impressed by its dimension.

Aloha
selvin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 2, 2009, 10:07 PM   #4
Moderator
 
calr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Beaverton, OR
Posts: 8,466
Default

Kite flying is very popular on the Oregon Coast as well. I love the way you framed that offshore oil rig with the kite in the first shot.

Cal

calr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Mar 3, 2009, 5:24 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 796
Default

Great photos. I wish it was warm enough in New Hampshire for kite flying.
yesterday is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:45 PM.