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Edgerton’s High Speed Photography

Toronto. George Dunbar sent me this fascinating link to a short video on the TIME MAGAZINE website showing Edgerton’s high speed photography¬†experiments using custom made strobes. Wait for the video – it starts after a short ad. Dr Edgerton set … Continue reading

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A Repeating Flashbulb (November 1941)

Toronto. We never think about flash or flash bulbs today. With our digital cameras or smart phones a built in flash automatically goes off ¬†(or the camera/phone warns us) to provide sufficient light. Even in the 1950s (unless you were … Continue reading

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A Flashy Camera

Toronto. Leitz didn’t add factory synchronization until the model IIIf in 1950. However, there were many options for adding a flash gun and synchronization pre IIIf. This particular flash was manufactured for Leitz Nw York in the mid 1940s. A … Continue reading

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Chico and the Man…

Toronto. Post war Leicas from the IIIf had the flash sync built-in. The most common post war flash was the CEYOO. Chico was a cheaper and smaller all plastic flash with the same segmented folding aluminum reflector design and the … Continue reading

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