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What's New

April 2014 - CamRanger is now capable of controlling StackShot!

January 2014 - Don't want to build a Water Drop Stand? Check this out.

June 2013 - Check out the StopShot Studio - a 12 channel computer controlled version of StopShot

April 2013, Capture insects in flight with our new portable Insect Rig.

January 2013 - Check out our new Water Valve Mounting Bracket for multiple colored collisions

December 2012 - Introducing the Shutter Support System. Completely portable high speed.

October 2012 - Check out our latest one of a kind product - the High Speed Shutter - finally you can capture insects in flight.

August 2012 - Take your StackShot into the field with our new Controller Carrier Also works great with StopShot.

February 2012 - See our new web page on creating Three Drop Collisions with StopShot.

January 2012 - Check out our latest sensor the RangeIR. Designed for birds and wildlife.

Some Great Additional Resources

Highly Recommended Workshops

African Photographic Safaris from Coetzer Nature Photography

BugShot - Insect Photography Workshops

Learn More about Cognisys Equipment

Joe McDonald photographs a water hole with the RangeIR - The Story Behind the Photograph

Water Drop Photography - Tips and Tricks by Kevin Lewis - PhotosByKev - Tips and Tricks

High Speed Photography Classes Available in the Netherlands - Focus op Fotografie

Daniel Nimmervoll Tutorial on Multiple Drops (in German) - Geniale Tropfenfotos Selbst Machen


Friends of Cognisys Inc.

Wimberley - Tripodhead

Joe McDonald - HootHollow

Johan J Ingles-Le Nobel - Extreme Macros

Helene Cailaud-

The Coetzer's - Coetzer Nature Photography

Kevin Lewis' Photography - PhotosByKev

Linden Gledhill - Flickr or

Roy Dunn - Quickblink

Scott Linstead - Scott's Website

Susan's Photography - SDC Photography

Jeff Cremer's Peru Photo Tours- Peru Photo Tours

Need to buy or repair speakers? - The Circuit Shop Loudspeakers


Photography Links

Flash Information - this is a great resource for hot shoe voltages -

High Speed Photography -

Time Lapse, Convert JPG's to AVI movies with PhotoLapse 3 (free) -


Technical Links

Information of all sorts on Strobes and Flashes, Sam's Strobe FAQ's -

This site explains variable power flashes (with scope plots) -

Lots of links related to Flashes, Quite Technical, Includes some cool schematics -