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No mere flash in the pan

By Gomez
Taken last year at Scone palace, Game conservancy trust.

This a two photo composite, one which wasn't all that sharp, but had the gunpowder flash and the other which was plain but sharper.

I used cut and paste, selecting an area from the right hand side of the rifle (near the hammer) and overlayed it onto the original, erasing back some of the rifles details.

Phew!

ISO 100, 1/200sec, f/6.3

Tags: Musket Scone palace Portraits and people Waterloo re-enactment society people Scottish regiments Flash and lighting Sports and action

Voters: John Giddings, kaybee, discreetphoton and 10 more


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kaybee 17 8.0k 27 Scotland
22 Sep 2007 8:42PM
You teaching PS on Monday then?
discreetphoton Plus
17 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2007 8:50PM
Seems to have done the trick
kcranmer 14 22 United States
23 Sep 2007 3:54AM
Wow!! Talk about perfect timing, love the close up! *click*
Assyrian 14 132 Scotland
24 Sep 2007 8:47PM
Yup, there's definately a creative spark about you.... Musket always be this way?

Deeelightful pic old chap.
Gomez 15 1 Scotland
25 Sep 2007 7:54AM
Yeeeees, I didn't want to appear too Flash...but I thought I'd give it a Shot. Lead by example, show ones true Caliber without being a Bore!!
Assyrian 14 132 Scotland
26 Sep 2007 5:40PM
.......but ultimately shooting only blanks
albyn 15 19 Scotland
26 Sep 2007 7:56PM
Now if this was a comment on the puns you would not get a click. Fortunately the image is good. A rare example of an action image - don't care how you arrived there, it's the final image. I really like the sparks at the top.
Bob T
bricjen 15 United States
30 Sep 2007 7:30PM
What a great shot! Great timing! Great detail, too!
happysnappa 15 122 1 Scotland
16 Oct 2007 5:30PM
After your top scoring by the judge last night I thought I would have a wee look and you deserved the 20 Martin! Well done

Kate

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