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Portable generator recommendations needed

I am looking for a field-portable generator suitable for running a couple of studio flashes (without preview lights). Total current draw would be quite low. Main requirements are: Quiet Reliable Lightweight Simple in operation Any suggestions on what to buy … Continue reading

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Rear-curtain synch with radio controlled flash?

Does anyone know of a way to get rear-curtain synch of studio flash with Canon 5D2? I can trigger the lights with on-camera flash which has that option, but optical slaving is very unreliable outdoors. I’d prefer to use radio, … Continue reading

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Flashy ammo

PMC rifle ammunition¬†is pretty flashy to begin with. This picture shows shot three or four in a sequence of rapid fire. By then, the build-up of hot gas and unburned powder particles caused a brighter muzzle flame than before. The … Continue reading

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Shotgun! Blast!

As you can see, both recoil energetically. The difference in muzzle flash is mainly due to the barrel length, as they were firing the same ammunition. With both guns, you get to throw lead at the target by the pound, … Continue reading

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