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James Gentles

James Gentles

www.gentles.info/KAP
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
kap@gentles.info

A native of Scotland, I've been interested in Aerial Photography since 2002, and VR since 2004. Combining the two gets some unusual shots, so I try and fly for the WWP, falling back on ground-based shots if the weather won't cooperate!

The personal photograph above was taken from my kite aerial photography system in near freezing air-temperatures. I'm flying the kite and taking the picture.

This is great fun! Combining photography with flying kites, as well as all the technology required to get the aerial pictures and post-process them is a great challenge, but all worthwhile when you see peoples' reaction to what VR can achieve.

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Contributions


wwp617 | Glass

St. Colm's Abbey, Inchcolm Island

Firth of Forth Estuary, near Edinburgh, Scotland

11th May 2017, 12:34 U 13:34 local

wwp317 | Concrete

Pontcysyllte Basin and Aqueduct, Llangollen Canal.

Pontcysyllte, nr Wrexham, North Wales

March 29th 2017. ~14:00 BST, ~13:00 U

wwp1216 | Best Of 2016

Pigeon Point Light Station

Californian Pacific Coast, United States

16th May, 1831 U, 10:31 local

wwp916 | Numbers

Arriving in Village Bay, St Kilda

Islands on the edge, the western-most point in Scotland

4th July 2016, 10:33 BST 09:33U

wwp616 | Unique

Disused Navy Accommodation Block

Treasure Island, San Francisco Bay, California

Friday 20th May, 22:06U 15:06PST

wwp316 | Travel

Black Head Light and The Burren

County Clare, West Coast of Ireland

Tuesday 15th March, 11:31 U

wwp1215 | Best Of 2015

Lochranza Castle

Lochranza Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK

10th June 2015, 13:45U 14:45BST

wwp915 | Peace

Fair Isle Harbour, Shetland Islands

The remotest inhabited island in the British Isles

9th September 2015, 17:10 local 16:10 U

wwp615 | New

New Use for Old Land...

Alnwickhill Water Treatment Works, Liberton, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

9th April 2015, 14:16

wwp315 | Weather / Climate

Ponta do Rosto

Madeira Island, Portugal

5th March 2015, 12:30 U

wwp1214 | Best of 2014

Donaldson's College

West Coates, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

March 24th 2014, 11:36 U

wwp914 | Ruins

Crichton Castle

near Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Wednesday 10th September 2014, 13:59 U, 14:59 local

wwp614 | Work

Time to Move On, After 5 Years

Former Hp/Agilent Technology Site, South Queensferry, Scotland, UK

Tuesday 24th June 2014, around 15:00

wwp314 | Decade

10 Years of Kite Aerial Panoramas

Outside the Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

20th March 2014, 14:30 U

wwp1213 | Best of 2013

125 years of Kite Photography Celebrated

Where it all Started, Near Lautrec, France

October 23rd 2013, 13:23U

wwp913 | Mortality

Teampall na Triannaid (Trinity Temple)

Cairinis, North Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK

Friday 20th September 19:00 local 18:00U

wwp613 | Machines

Kinloch Castle

Isle of Rum, Small Isles, Hebrides, Scotland, UK

Sunday 23rd June, 13:05 local, 12:05 U

wwp313 | Scale

Seahouses Harbour

Northumberland, on England's north east coast, UK

Sunday, 17 March 2013, 11:34U

wwp1212 | Best Of 2012

Broch of Gurness

Mainland Orkney, Scotland, UK

September 9th 2012, 13:15local 12:15U

wwp912 | Necessity

Stones of Stenness

Mainland Orkney, Scotland, UK

September 17th 2012, 12:08BST, 11:08U

wwp612 | Heritage

Royal Palace of the Stewart Kings

Linlithgow, Scotland, UK

June 20th 12:09 BST, 11:09 U,

wwp312 | Paths

To Bamburgh Beach

Northumberland Coast, England, UK

March 22, 2012, 14:22 UTC (and local)

wwp2012 | Culture

Castillo de San Gabriel,

Arrecife, Lanzarote, Islas Canarias, Spain

23rd April 2013, 14:49U

wwp2012 | Culture

Jameos del Agua

Lanzarote, Islas Canarias, Spain

27th April 2013

wwp2012 | Culture

Ring of Brodgar

At the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Scotland, UK

12th September 2012

wwp2012 | Culture

Skara Brae

Bay of Skaill, Neolithic Orkney, Scotland, UK

September 12th 2012, 10:01local (9:01U)

wwp2012 | Culture

Is Culture Big or Small?

Port Mor, Isle of Muck, Scotland, UK

21st May 2012, 14:05 U 15:05 local

wwp2012 | Culture

Culture or Heritage?

Blackness Castle, Firth of Forth, Central Scotland, UK

Feburary 26, 2012, 14:58 UTC (and local)

wwp2012 | Culture

Edinburgh from Arthur's Seat

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

March 5, 2012, 14:32 UTC (and local)

wwp1211 | Best Of 2011

Forth Road Bridge, South Tower

South Queensferry, near Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

June 15, 2011, 16:08 local

wwp911 | History

Broughty Castle

Broughty Ferrry, near Dundee, Scotland, UK

September 19, 2011, 11:53 local time (10:53 UT)

wwp611 | Family

School Family

Royal High School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Monday, June 20, 2011, 19:46 local, 18:46 U

wwp311 | Limits

Charlestown Harbour

Forgotten harbour on Fife's southwest coast, Scotland, UK

March 18, 2011, 14:30 UTC (local)

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Where the Trees Meet the Sea...

Limekilns Village, Kingdom of Fife, Scotland, UK

July 31st 2012, 14:50local (13:50U)

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Woman in the Woods

Binscarth Wood, Orkney Mainland, Scotland, UK

19th September, 11:57BST, 10:57U

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Christmas Trees

Easter Dalmeny Farm, near Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

December 17, 2011, 12:02 UTC

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Almondell Country Park

East Calder, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

September 5, 2011, 9:43 local (8:43 UT)

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Scotland — How it used to be?

Beecraigs, near Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 09:59 local 10:59 U

wwp2011 | International Year of Forests

Dunmore Pineapple

near Airth, by Falkirk, Scotland, UK

February 26, 2011, 15:58 UTC (local)

wwp1210 | Best Of 2010

Wind Power Subject, Wind Power Camera

Kinderdijk World Heritage Site, The Netherlands

May 4, 2010, 13:50 UT (15:50 local time)

wwp910 | Crossroads

Lin's Mill Aqueduct

near Ratho, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

September 18, 2010, 13:36 local, 12:36 U

wwp610 | Forgotten Places

Shale Oil Waste Bing

Philpstoun, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

June 20, 2010, 15:28 U (16:28 local)

wwp310 | Food

Fairniehill Farm

near Philpstoun, West Lothian, Scotland

March 19, 2010, 13:51 UTC

wwp1209 | Best Of 2009

Los Hervideros (Boiling Waters)

Lanzarote, Islas Canarias, España

February 19, 2009, 14:51 UTC (15:51 local)

wwp909 | Performing Arts

Beautiful Game, Dream Stadium

Falkirk, Central Scotland

Sunday September, 20, 2009, 12:24 UTC (13:24 local)

wwp609 | Time

...to move on!

South Queensferry, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

Friday, June 19, 2009, 14:50 U

wwp309 | Diversity

Blackness Boat Club

Blackness Village, Firth of Forth, Scotland, UK

March 18, 2009, 11:46 UT

wwp1208 | Best Of 2008

Berck Kite Festival

Berck-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais, France

April 7, 2008, 10:27 CET

wwp908 | Color

Pittenweem Harbour

East Neuk of Fife, Scotland, UK

20th September 2008, 14:28U

wwp608 | Elevation

Cairnpapple Prehistoric Burial Site

Bathgate Hills, near Torphichen, Central Scotland, UK

19th June, 15:30U

wwp308 | Beginnings

Ballintoy Harbour

Secluded Harbour on the North Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland, UK

22nd March 2008, 16:01 U

wwp108 | Wrinkle Tribute

At Home

Sunrise, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

22nd December 2007, 0925 U

wwp1207 | Best of 2007

Penang Fishermen

Penang Island, Malaysia

2nd December 2007, 06:54 U (14:54 local)

wwp907 | Sustenance

Spiritual Sustenance

Nendrum Monastry, Mahee Island, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, UK

September 19th, 13:34U

wwp607 | Community

Village in the City

Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

15th June 2007 around 16:00

wwp307 | Atmosphere

Hopetoun House

South Queensferry, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

March 20th, 13:21 U

wwp1206 | Best of 2006

San Ciprianu Beach, Corsica

Holiday Homes on the East Coast of this Mediterranean Island, France

15th July 2006, 09:01 local

wwp906 | Transportation

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

West Lothian, Scotland, UK

22nd September 2006 around 13:25

wwp606 | Gardens

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

June 23rd 2006, 14:05

wwp306 | Borders

The Firth of Forth at Queensferry

Queensferry, Scotland, UK

21st March 2006, 13:25

wwp1205 | Best of 2005

Chateau de Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau, south of Paris, France

24th November 2005

wwp905 | Energy

Kincardine Pylons

Central Scotland, UK

21 Sept 2005, 11:45 BST, 10:45 U

wwp605 | Water

The Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk, Scotland, UK

20th June 2005, 11:58:55 UTC

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