Tag Archives: guns and cameras
Revolver Camera That Shot Bullets and Photos at the Same Time A .38 Colt with a built-in camera geared to the trigger. From 1938.
JayG catches a wicked fireball on camera. I just walked a friend through the process of buying a revolver. He wanted a .357 Magnum. He eventually decided a J frame revolver like the one above would be the perfect size. … Continue reading
My new camera came with Nikon’s freebie strap, which is way too short. I noticed the camera’s metal studs for attaching a strap looked just like the sling swivel studs on a rifle. I dug through my gun gear and … Continue reading
Robb shows off his latest gun: Now, for those of you who say “Robb, that looks more like a kitchen”, you’d be depressingly right. I wanted a Kriss… Instead I got a leak in the sink that destroyed the counter … Continue reading
Guy Sagi of Shooting Illustrated shows how he uses accent lighting with colored gels in his gun photography. Cool. I just got a gel holder and a set of color gels. I bought them for matching the flash color temperature … Continue reading
Vote for David has them, with illustrations. Most of them are based on techniques for holding rifles. Cool stuff.
From paperghost via Adrian, Gizmodo – Are Cameras the New Guns? In response to a flood of Facebook and YouTube videos that depict police abuse, a new trend in law enforcement is gaining popularity. In at least three states, it … Continue reading
Via Uncle I see that Smith & Wesson has a new Web site. Downrange TV reviews the new site and notes a long-standing problem with the product photos: There isn’t much that I can complain about after this first brief … Continue reading
That’s from an online survey by Digital Photography School. The results were 57% right eye and 37% right eye, with another 7% looking through the viewfinder with both eyes (I assume they meant sometimes one and sometimes the other, but … Continue reading
Vote for David has the how.
If you’re to be stranded on a desert island, which three camera lenses would you want to have? Thom Hogan gives his answers and his readers’ answers. It’s interesting to see the range of choices and how they reflect different … Continue reading
Dr. Strangegun has an illustrated post on detail-stripping a 1911. The camera part is his light rig, which is amazingly practical. I think I have that same tripod (it’s a Sunpak, right?) and I have a basically similar clamp-on worklight … Continue reading
When I met Oleg Volk at the Manchester Appleseed shoot I noticed something funny about the lens on his Canon camera. It had a big squared-off area close to the camera body. I asked him if it was a PC … Continue reading