I’ve been actively updating my flickr stream lately, and I just installed a flickr plugin here to show some of it:
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I saw a post on the Pentax forums today about the Manfrotto #234 Monopod head. A person was asking about using the head with a quick release plate that required a 3/8″ x 16 thread instead of the 1/4″ x 20 thread that is on the #234 head. They were instructed to find a thread adapter to go between the 1/4″ post and the 3/8″ quick release.
I pointed out that the #234 can be switched from 1/4″ to 3/8″ without ...Read More →
Saturday was a chilly spring day with overcast skies, but that didn’t stop us from taking a few pictures.
We shot a bunch downtown of some buildings that haven’t been used in many years. The older buildings are in bad shape, but they still hold on to building styles that are not used in modern construction, and the beauty is hiding among the rubble.
If you are thinking about building your own lightning activated trigger, and you haven’t decided if it is worth the work for only a few lightning storms that pass your way each year, or you already built a lightning activated trigger, and now you are impatiently waiting for lightning…
Here is an idea of something else you can do with that lightning activated trigger! You can shoot some cool pictures of water droplets!
This is a description of how I made my updated (version 4) Compact Wireless Infrared Lightning Activated Trigger for a Pentax Digital SLR camera.
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The majority of this lightning trigger is similar to the information on my earlier version (located here) . This version is just much more compact, and there are no wires (completely contained). This lightning activated trigger will easily fit into most camera bags, ...
This is a description of how I capture and adjust infrared images using a digital camera. I know there are other ways to accomplish this, and I know many people adjust images differently to suit their taste. I am providing this as a simple tutorial on the basics of how to get a better color than the red image that will come from your camera, or without having to save as a black & white ...Read More →
This is a basic description of how I made my lightning activated trigger for a Pentax K-r Digital SLR camera
**Note: There is updated information on similar lightning activated triggers on my site **
For a newer version of this Lightning Activated Trigger that includes push buttons to adjust sensitivity – GO HERE
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