How To Use Sound Sensors To Freeze Time And Motion

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Not to long ago, we showed you how to do a similar, but more budget-friendly, method of using sound detection to fire your shutter using a TriggerTrap and a Canon 600 EX-RT, but now let’s take a look at a slightly more expensive awesome way of doing it. Enter the Broncolor Scorro and a TriggerSmart sound trigger. Those two pieces of equipment paired with several softboxes and a some reflective black plexiglass and you’ve got yourself quite an impressive studio setup to help you get the job done. (Of course, shooting with a Hasselblad doesn’t hurt either.)

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The Hassy Used On Moon Landing Was Just Sold For $758,489

If you ever wondered how much some of your used gear can be sold for, looking at this auction may be a good buzz (though totally relevant). The Hasselblad 500 that was used to shoot the landing on the moon was recently auctioned for about 3/4 of million dollars. $758,489 to be exact.

The Hassy Used On Moon Landing Was Just Sold For $758,489

Galerie Westlicht which held the auction, described the gear as “part of the equipment carried by the 1971 Apollo 15 mission, the fourth manned mission to land on the moon”.

Bidding started at about $100,000 and the lucky new owner of the camera is now Japanese businessman Terukazu Fujisawa, founder of Japanese retail chain Yodobashi Camera. [Read more...]