Originally Posted by rthomas
The only reason I would use one - in my case an FP-class bulb, which it appears Cress stocks - would be for high-speed sync on the Nikon F.
Originally Posted by Christopher Walrath
I already did. I thought I had mistakenly Googled 'flash boobs'. And I actually got zero info before just closing the thing.
I just Googled Flash Boobs Chris and you wouldn't believe what I got :o
yeah, you don't need any info when googling flash boobs you just need to take their word for it
Why would you want to use the wretched things?
Because its FUN!
Well at least some of us enjoy doing things that way
Real men use Speed Graphics and flashbulbs.
Originally Posted by donbga
Now please don't tell me it's because they are better and brighter or that you want to shoot like O. Winston Link.
My film photographs on Flickr.
Let's see. I can carry a Metz 60, or some AG-1bs.
Some Press 25s, or a Speedo 3200.
Yeah, tough choice.
Different story in the studio, of course.
But fill flash for a group shot on 8x10,
a few hundred yards from the truck ?
M2s, nice. P25, really nice. Press 2s ? Actually, too much light.
"One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid,
and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision"
WWII reenacting in Lewes, De. I want it to look right and this is the recommended flash unit listed in the original literature. Yes, the Kalart is the item I purchased. It has the battery mast. I also picked up an adapter for miniature bulbs.
"Wubba, wubba, wubba. Bing, bang, bong. Yuck, yuck, yuck and a fiddle-dee-dee." - The Yeti
Chris, check a wartime edition of Graphic Graflex Photography.
Well, it's not gonna be perfect. The B&J was produced in '46 and on but I doubt anyone there will notice.
Then we have this: