Photography & Video



Photographer Syl Arena built this oak-framed flash rig for serious light output. The twelve Canon 580 EX II strobes are controlled by RadioPopper wireless triggers. Shooting at 1/8000 sec. in broad daylight makes for an incredible, dramatic, day-for-night photograph. The ambient sunlight barely has a chance!

1/160 exposure

1/8000 exposure

On his blog, Syl says:

Turns out you can stop a motocross rider flying through the air at 40 m.p.h. with enough sharpness so that you can see the individual links on the motorcycle’s chain — look for that Gang Light post soon.

via Wired Gadget Lab


John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He builds project for Adafruit Industries. You can find him at and twitter/IG @johnedgarpark

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