This fellow was demonstrating how to shoot (and doing a very good job of it) a blackpowder musket.  I believe that he was shooting the British version while his partner was shooting the French…

Was able to catch the detonation in both the flash pan and at the muzzle and was pretty happy about it. 🙂

~ by Derrick Birdsall on June 30, 2010.

4 Responses to “Smokepole”

  1. Very very cool capture!


  2. Wow – so cool! What a capture, Derrick! Your timing couldn’t have been more perfect! 🙂


  3. It helps to have a fast camera. 🙂 Once I got the guy’s timing down, I actually captured several of these shots, this one was the best, though. It helps when you’re taking pictures of shooting if you know guns. 😉

    And I imagine that same thing could be said about anything you take pics of.


  4. Hey, that one did come out great. Send that one for the ALHFAM site, or perhaps the Bulletin.


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