TPB #93 – Power Usage by Camera Axe 5 and Sensors

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This episode measures the power usage of the Camera Axe in various modes and the power usage of the different sensors. The take away is typical use of the Camera Axe should let it last 3-6 days. Watch the video or see the spreadsheet below for more details.

* Power Usage Data
* www.CameraAxe.com

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TPB #92 – Turning on the Camera Axe Remotely

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In this video I show how to use “Startup Mode” in the general settings menu to turn on the Camera Axe with the USB port. This allows external timers and even wifi outlets which can control the Camera Axe over the internet.

www.CameraAxe.com
Wifi Outlets on Amazon

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TPB #91 – Bullets Colliding with Water Droplets

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The holy grail of high speed photography. A shot of mythical technical expertise where a pellet pierces a water droplet in midair. Here I demystify this incredible shot and give the complete details on how anyone with a Camera Axe can recreate this amazing shot!

Here is the Camera Axe software I used in the video.

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TPB #85 – Using Long Cables with the Camera Axe

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Will 100+ feet of cable work with the Camera Axe with sensors and triggering Cameras/Flashes? Yup.

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TPB #77 – Maintenance on the Airgap Flash

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This episode explains how to replace the inner glass tube on the airgap flash.

See http://www.cameraaxe.com/ for more information about the Camera Axe.

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TPB #73 – What Water Droplets Do Under the Surface

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In this video I show what water droplets do under the surface when they splash into the liquid reservoir by using a clear glass reservoir. I show what happens with one drop and then two drops. This explains a lot about what’s happening and why two drops are required for those really tall water spouts.

See http://www.cameraaxe.com/ for more information about the Camera Axe.

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TPB #71 – Water Droplet Photography Additives

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In this video go over some additives you can put in water to make it more photogenic and then show the setup I use with water droplet photography. The main additives used in this video are xanthan gum (1 teaspoon per 2 cups of water) and various household detergents.

See http://www.cameraaxe.com/ for more information about the Camera Axe.

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TPB #70 – Airgap Flash Interview at Fotobug

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I did a 30 minute interview at Fotobug. Check out the podcast at: http://fotobug.podbean.com/2013/11/03/fotobug-episode-90-maurice-ribble-the-air-flash/

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TPB #69 – Photographing a Popping Balloon

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In this video I show how you can photograph popping balloons with the Camera Axe. I also experiment with filling the balloons with air, water, a little water, and flour.

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TPB #68 – A Projectile Photographing Rig

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This video shows you how I setup a space to photograph moving bullets. Then I show you some photos of exploding Christmas bulbs filled with gelatin.

Check out Alan’s flickr page

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