[TCML] top load and photography
bartb at classictesla.com
Sat Mar 1 13:10:19 MST 2008
I agree. I also have a digital Canon. I've set it simply a few feet out
of striking distance and have had no problems at all with the camera.
However, understand that it is of course a risk regardless of how low.
No can guarantee complete safety.
Lau, Gary wrote:
> With cameras, digital or otherwise, I think that if a distance is safe for you to not be struck, it's also safe for the camera you're holding.
> Regards, Gary Lau
> MA, USA
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>> From: tesla-bounces at pupman.com [mailto:tesla-bounces at pupman.com] On
>> Behalf Of Neal Namowicz
>> Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2008 12:47 PM
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>> Subject: [TCML] top load and photography
>> I didn't want to go off on too many different tangents with my last email, but
>> speaking of various top loads, I thought some might be interested in one
>> inparticular that I have. It's a disc made out of two pieces of heavy gauge copper.
>> The round pieces were curved around the edges and very nicely welded together,
>> giving a clean breakout edge all around. It's 14" across and 1" deep. As I said, I
>> don't know the gauge of copper, but it weighs about 7 pounds. I didn't build it, I
>> found it on ebay a few years ago.
>> I have a question about photography, obviously about taking pictures of coils in
>> action. I've seen plenty of others do it, but I thought I'd ask y'all about it first before I
>> fry my camera. I wasn't concerned back when I was using an old film camera, but
>> now I have a digital Canon Rebel. What kind of concerns should I have when
>> shooting around an operating coil? I'd like to be fairly close (actually, in my
>> basement, I don't have much of an option). Is 6 to 8 feet a comfortable enough
>> distance? Thanks in advance,
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