How do Photographers Remotely Capture the Space Shuttle?

In Features by Jim Harmer

With the historic last launch of the space shuttle Endeavor, I got to wondering how the photographers remotely trigger their cameras to photograph the launch.  Since the public has to be 3 miles away from the launch site, it would be WAY too far for a Pocketwizard.

Fortunately, BorrowLenses.com posted a link on their facebook page that answered my question.  Just thought I'd share the video with the rest of you.  It's quite interesting.

 


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Jim Harmer

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Jim Harmer is the founder of Improve Photography, and host of the popular Improve Photography Podcast. More than a million photographers follow him on social media, and he has been listed at #35 in rankings of the most popular photographers in the world. He blogs about how to start an internet business on IncomeSchool.com..