TPB #34 – New Projectile Sensor

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This week’s video is about some improvements I’ve made to the Camera Axe’s Projectile Sensor. The projectile sensor is used to photograph moving bullets and other projectiles. Then in the end I talk a little about Alan’s high speed setup which uses the projectile sensor. Check out his three video miniseries where he describes his high speed setup in much more detail.

* Alan’s High Speed Setup Part 1
* Alan’s ...

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TPB #33 – Loading Camera Axe 5.2 Software

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This week I briefly discuss the new features in the Camera Axe 5.2 software. Then I demonstrate how to load new software onto the Camera Axe 5 or Camera Axe 5 Shield.

Go here for the Camera Axe programming page.

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TPB #32 – Camera Axe Helps Crowdsource Bullet Time Effects

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This week I am sharing some work from Guy Viner where he brings together a group of photographers to create a bullet time effect. The brilliance in this idea is you don’t need to buy a bunch of cameras since all your friends are bringing their cameras. This video goes through how he setup his shots. He was using the Camera Axe to help time his flashes.

Thanks to Guy Viner for ...

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TPB #31 – Photographing a Bursting Balloon

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This week I demonstrate how to use the Camera Axe to photograph a popping balloon. I go over some some tricks to do with the balloon to make it look more impressive, how to setup the Camera Axe software, and the setup of your camera and flash. It’s quite easy to do once you understand the basic technique.

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TPB #30 – Flash Duration and Intensity Comparison

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This week I compare and contrast the flash duration and intensity of the Canon 580 EXII and the Yongnuo 460 flashes. They tie with duration, but the Canon flash does make more light.

A huge thanks to Alan for helping with a better light sensor to measure duration. Check out his flickr page for more info about the light sensor used.

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