TPB #89 – Help Design the Best Lightning Photo Tools

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This video shows a work in progress of some great software that Dan and PTB have been working on to improve the ability of the Camera Axe to photograph lightning. While the Camera Axe was already pretty good at photographing lightning this makes a number of significant improvements to that software. I encourage others to join the forum thread below and help design the best possible software update to photograph lightning. Some ...

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TPB #1 – Lightning Photography

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Hello, this is Maurice and I welcome you Tech Photo Blog.  This is episode #1.

When you see a lightning strike, it is actually many micro-strikes.  Each micro-strike is very short with a duration of less than 1 ms (1/1,000th of second).  The time from the first to the last micro-strike (or the overall duration of a lightning strike) is about 100 ms.

Camera shutter lag is about 60 ms.  Here’s ...

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