More Flash Fun 
Last Friday night, we had more fun with the sound-triggered flash. As a bonus, there's also a picture of Marie taken with my new macro lens. Damn cat won't let me sit still long enough to get the focus right, and then she runs off when the flash fires.
Strobe Photography Roundup [01135612730-strobe-roundup]
Older blog entries about the strobe: 1 2 3 (M)(L)Prototyping the strobe trigger circuit I was…
… by the Make article on strobe photography (excerpt). There is a kit available for purchase, but…
More high-speed photography 
(M)(L)Quarter dropped in standing water With the help of Chris and Emily, we got some pretty good photos this evening. First, we changed the flash's 200uF capacitor for a 33uF one. This decreases the total light of the flash as well as the duration of the flash. Most of these photos were taken at ISO 100, aperture from f/6.3 to f/16, with the shutter open for one or two seconds. Before the change, I had to use an extreme f-stop of f/28 and motion blur was visible in many photos.
First Interesting Strobe Photo 
Droplet photos [droplets]
… the diode quickly decreases, the strobe flashes. However, the visible light from the LED is an…