Shooting again!

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Up and shooting again!

Wondering about the voltage regulator though, it was not working when i first tried it today. I metered it and it showed zero voltage, brought it upstairs to the workshop and it started metering at 7.2v.

Ill have to keep an eye on it. In the meantime, i started a new routine. 1000 images, 15 minutes apart, 26 inches of movement on the rail.  Using a Nikon 50 f/1.4 lens

This shoot will last 10 days 10 hours.

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New Biolapse Set up! Color Explosion!

I was up at my parents house today celebrating my moms birthday, and she told me about these Garden Tiles at Lowes, which is basically a small 2 square foot pallet of ground cover plants.   I figured this would be perfect, as I have probably at least a month before i will be ready to shoot the carnivorous plant set. Why sit around and wait?

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The first order of business was to hang the light from the ceiling instead of the Jump Start scaffold. It was starting to get in the way.

Next i cleaned out the prior set, and planted about a dozen flowers. and the ground cover, along with some sphagnum and some extra background material.

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It is pretty sweet, it is like an instant garden!

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Now to give them maybe 3-4 days to see how they respond to the light, once i have everything dialed in and it all looks healthy i will start shooting. I changed from the MH bulb to the HPS bulb which is supposed to be better for flowering.