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First stab at Hi-speed (no pun intended)
Lens: 50mm Camera: K7 Photo Location: York, PA ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 2s Aperture: F3.2 
Posted By: Workingdog, 04-13-2010, 09:17 AM

Some initial test images using sound delay controller and wireless flash trigger to capture high speed events. Still needs some tweaking; less delay and shorter flash duration but not too bad for first shots. Ultimately I'll be getting bullet impacts on various targets.

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04-13-2010, 01:34 PM   #2
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I've only seen a few examples of doing this before, but what I've noticed the person usually does is have some kind of external light shining from either the left or the right behind the photo to give a luminosity to the balloon when it is popping.
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Very nice attempts, I'm sure you will get the hang of this soon. Then you can post those up and amaze everyone.
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A good attempt. The norm for this type of photography, as far as I know, there are some lights pointing from the sides to illuminate the popping subject.
Well, keep on trying and I am sure your next pictures will be better.

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Ah haaaaa, thanks for the tips on the additional lighting. I will try it. This is fun.
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very very cool....keep it up!!
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very cool. and you caught all that action in four shots
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Although a work in progress, this is inspiring, actually. Something I've never tried. When I have time I'll read up on the technique, as I'm not much of a lighting person.


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