[rollei_list] Re: Flashbulbs

Link did in fact use flash bulbs. I have the book on Link and will look =
that up this evening. Link designed his own huge flash units by =
installing 14 bulbs into one large reflector. There's a well known =
picture of Link with one of these units.

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From: Richard Knoppow
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From: "Jerry Lehrer" <jerryleh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 1:46 PM
Subject: [rollei_list] Re: Flashbulbs


> Richard,
>
> Didn't Link use scads of those #50 bulbs to take those=20
> night pictures
> of steam locomotives in action?
>
> Jerry
>
  I think so too. He may also have used flash powder. Flash=20
powder produces an astonishing amount of light and requires=20
rather simple apparatus to use. Victor flash powder was=20
advertised at least through the 1950's.

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Los Angeles, CA, USA
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