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      03-19-2012, 03:23 PM   #7217
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I don't think so - wrong trajectory from where the muzzle was when the pistol was fired.
If you assume the shooter was going for a head shot, the trajectory could be ok. If you think about the gun sights lining up with the red line, the bright spot would be where the muzzle was just before the shot. That's why I'm thinking it's the last remnant of the muzzle flash.



We need some of the gun owners from the OT board to look at it.
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Great details and greens.

I like seeing things with photography that are not so clear to the naked eye.
Thanks Dave! I love being able to see his "ear" and the details around his eye.

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Nice shot, Marc. How big is that lizard?
He was maybe 3 inches long without the tail. Its their breeding season...I tried to get a shot as he was "displaying" his bright red throat thingie...but no dice!
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If you assume the shooter was going for a head shot, the trajectory could be ok. If you think about the gun sights lining up with the red line, the bright spot would be where the muzzle was just before the shot. That's why I'm thinking it's the last remnant of the muzzle flash.



We need some of the gun owners from the OT board to look at it.
I think it is a hot spot from the muzzle flash...
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My girlfriend went to Europe during the march break and took AMAZING pictures, here is a sample
Nice spot ... I was there about the same time got on and off the tourist bus to see the city ... stayed at believe it or not a hotel named "Montreal Hotel" had dinner at an outside restaurant right across the colosseum where your GF took this shot.

Brings back memories ... have to do it again
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Muzzle Blast its a crappy picture from my phone but you can see the flash and the bullet.
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I figured I'd post it here too... It was posted in the watch thread, but I'm sure most of you don't visit that one.
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I love all the casings on the floor.

Great shots everyone.
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We need some of the gun owners from the OT board to look at it.
I am a gun owner. Without arguing this to the fraction of a millimeter, my opinion is that if you draw a line from where the rear sight is to the head of the target, assuming that this was a head shot, the white light is way above the trajectory. Drawing a line from where the muzzle is on the picture does not give you a proper trajectory, as the pistol wasn't fired with the muzzle in that position. I think that it's just a light on the range. Also, a muzzle flash would be yellow or orange, not white, and much larger.
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I am a gun owner. Without arguing this to the fraction of a millimeter, my opinion is that if you draw a line from where the rear sight is to the head of the target, assuming that this was a head shot, the white light is way above the trajectory. Drawing a line from where the muzzle is on the picture does not give you a proper trajectory, as the pistol wasn't fired with the muzzle in that position. I think that it's just a light on the range. Also, a muzzle flash would be yellow or orange, not white, and much larger.
No argument from me. I'm far from an expert on pistols. The only reason I thought the light might be from the gun at all is that it appears to be in the center of the powder cloud. My first thought about the bright spot was also that it's just a light somewhere on the far wall.
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Muzzle Blast its a crappy picture from my phone but you can see the flash and the bullet.
Dude's bustin' a serious sag.
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I just have to ask with the gun shot with the alien artifact,
Did you use a flash?
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nice shot. That car must sound sick...
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Great shots, guys! Nice and sharp.

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Thanks Matt; first shooting with my new 50mm/1.4.

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By the time the case is ejected to that point, the bullet would be downrange about midway. I have watched after firing a bullet do its arc toward the target moving at ~1400 fps. You catch sight of it after about 25 yds.
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dads old camera.. made in the USSR i'll buy some film see if its in working order.. i just love how it looks, all metal.. makes the nikon seem like a toy camera..



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Gong through my archives and re-processing a lot of old shots in LR4.


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^^^Wow. First look at that shot and I could feel my eyes react. Like they weren't sure where to focus first. Very cool shot.
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dads old camera.. made in the USSR i'll buy some film see if its in working order.. i just love how it looks, all metal.. makes the nikon seem like a toy camera..
Cool camera! You should pick up an adapter for that lens to use on your Nikon. The Helios has a pretty strong following in the Canon world.

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