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Photographing Flying Insects

Unread postby DuQues » Wed May 18, 2005 5:02 pm

I stumbled over this little website: Foto Opa.
This opa has created a contruction for photographing flying insects you would not believe... using lasers, a 1950 era shutter, digital cam etc.
It is a fun read, especially if you understand a bit about shuttertime and -lag.
Try it myself? I don't think so, but the results are great!
Arriving currently: The photos from our trip! Overhere! :yaya:

Feel free to use any of these additional letters to correct the spelling of words found in the above post: a-e-t-n-d-i-o-s-m-l-u-y-h-c

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Unread postby bert » Wed May 18, 2005 8:05 pm

One clever creative opa :idea:
Ill never be like that
When thinking about it.. i am not like him at all.

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Unread postby clever dog » Wed Jun 08, 2005 4:47 am

Impressive with his determination. And great photos in the end.


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Unread postby frans_vdm » Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:06 pm

Thanks from the creatieve opa himself!

This was just a try, now i build a new version, more flashes, new lens, and at the end of this month i will show new (good)pictures.

fotoopa himself.

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Unread postby kwenga » Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:44 pm

Fantastic pics! :shock: :o
Looks like a lot of work involved, but, hey, what an outcome!

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Unread postby gwendolen » Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:55 pm

Welcome to the forum foto opa aka frans_vdm.

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Unread postby Guinea Pig » Wed Jun 08, 2005 10:02 pm

WOW! :shock:
On a quest to visit 9 new National Parks in October. :dance:

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Unread postby Toddelelfe » Wed Jun 08, 2005 10:08 pm

Unbelievable. Great man!

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Unread postby bwana » Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:17 pm

This is absolutely incredible!!! I am totally blown away by this chaps commitment and knowledge. Wow! Stunning results.

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