Sesh on the Pesh: 3D Motion Capture with Video

I posted before about 3D motion capture using a Xensr device. Here’s my most recent demonstration, a kayaking session (or “sesh” as the cool kids say) recorded Sunday, Nov. 5 on the Peshtigo River in Wisconsin. To create these videos on my computer, I overlay Xensr moving map and motion data with GoPro video shot at the same time. I […]

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Valet Diving on Little Cayman

To get away from it all you COULD travel farther from home than Little Cayman Island but you would be hard-pressed to find a more isolated vacation spot. At 10 miles long by one mile wide and with a resident population of 170, Little Cayman is tiny. It’s not only the smallest of the three Cayman Islands, it’s also the […]

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Running the Wolf

I’ve been learning how to be a whitewater kayaker for four years so you’d think I’d be better at it by now. But when it comes to playboating tricks I still can’t loop, cartwheel or blunt. I attribute my poky learning curve to my advanced years; that’s my ego-protection rationale anyway. However, yesterday I made another slow-but-steady step forward by […]

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Northern Lights June 22, 2015

Last night we had a spectacular display of Northern Lights over the bay. They weren’t as bright as the St. Patrick’s Day display but these were huge and were rapidly dancing and shimmering. Around 11 p.m. I experimented by using the “night lapse” setting on my GoPro Hero4 camera. I was disappointed because when I viewed them on the camera […]

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