TPB 88 – Camera Shutters Explained

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This video explains what a shutter does differently at 1/100, 1/1000, and 1/8000th of a second shutter speeds. Then it explains how this all relates to high speed flash sync.

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TPB #55 – Three Questions Related to Shutters

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This episode describes how a shutter works and answers the three questions related to shutter lag, high speed two curtain shutters, and high speed flash sync.

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TPB #15 – Camera Shutter Sync Sensor

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In this episode I explain what the Camera Shutter Sync Sensor can do with the Camera Axe.

One use is to alternate between two banks of flashes on each shot. This has a few potential uses. For example each bank of flashes could be setup to give different lighting to the scene. Then with two rapid shot you get the same pose with two different lighting effects. Another example would be ...

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TPB #13 – Measuring Camera Shutter Lag with the Camera Axe

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This episode show how to measure shutter lag with the Camera Axe. Form more information about shutter lag check out episode #2.

The basic theory is that we trigger both a camera and a flash from the same sensor. We will delay the flash by more each time until we find how long it takes for the shutter to open.

Thanks to Ernie for asking about how to measure shutter lag with the ...

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TPB #2 – Shutter Lag

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Hello, this is Maurice and I welcome you Tech Photo Blog. This is episode #2.

This episode measures the lag introduced by the Camera Axe.  Then I measure the actual shutter lag on a Canon 30D using two different methods.  The first involves using a front curtain flash and the second records a video of the shutter opening.   The reasons for the long shutter delay of 69 ms is broken down into ...

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