lighting

Flashes, Flash-bulbs and other specific means to add light in picture taking

flashbulbs, packs of light

To put an end to the wild times of Flash Powder, magnesium ribbons and sheets, one had the ingenious idea to put the magnesium inside a glass bulb and light it up with an electric spark. It avoids the smoke and the handling of raw chemicals. But as the quantity of heat released in the process is...

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Agfa flashlight lamp | Agfa

– Agfa Flashlight Lamp – – Lampe-éclair Agfa – – Agfa Blitzlampe – Agfa – c1900 This is a device for lighting with  flash powder, poudre-éclair in French. There is a post in the section do it yourself, with instructions for preparing the mixture and showing the types of lamps, for amateur and...

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Kodak Amateur Flash Outfit | Kodak

–  Kodak Amateur Flash Outfit  | Kodak | beginning 20th century – Kodak and its mission to make photography something for everybody! I wonder how many weekend photographer and relatives got burnt with this candid outfit for the “Amateur”. If we compare this lamp to others like Agfa and...

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