Posts Tagged ‘magnesium’

Comparing Modern Day Flash Technology with Old School Magnesium Flash Powder

Long before high-sync speedlights were ever a thing, there was a bleeding-edge technology that forever changed the way people photographed subjects. It was called magnesium flash powder.

We’ve seen it in old noir and western films, but today we have for you a video that brings it into the modern era, pitting the age-old technology against a standard electronic flash to see how they compare.

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The Nikon D4’s Magnesium Alloy Frame

This is what the new Nikon D4 looks like when stripped down to its rugged magnesium alloy frame.

(via Nikon Rumors)