Photo a Day Challenge

Bang Bang

Bang Bang


John’s old 1849 .31 caliber Colt percussion revolver can still be fired.  Percussion caps, black powder, lead balls, and wadding are all available to the collector. The hammer hits and sparks a cap which ignites black powder which propels a round ball out the barrel in a fiery flash engulfed in a cloud of smoke.

13 responses

  1. thellino

    Wooow, that’s absolutely great!

    February 9, 2014 at 11:13 am

  2. Tammy

    Really nice close up…love the texture!

    February 9, 2014 at 11:39 am

  3. Hi Lois,
    Beautiful gun. I can almost hear it going off. Have a great day!


    February 9, 2014 at 3:34 pm

  4. Let us see a shot of John firing it, and see if you can arrange for a loan of one of Ed McDowell’s Kilts to make it a really interesting image LoL Nice detail.

    February 9, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    • Are you picking on Ed again?

      February 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

      • Who ME????????

        February 13, 2014 at 11:14 pm

  5. Nice detail and texture.

    February 9, 2014 at 8:38 pm

  6. lots of textures in this close-up.

    February 9, 2014 at 9:03 pm

  7. Great processing!!

    February 10, 2014 at 7:57 am

  8. Deadly cool.

    February 10, 2014 at 3:41 pm

  9. Love the image Lois and pay no attention to Ron! I agree with Bobbie I love the textures you’ve captured.

    February 12, 2014 at 10:40 am

  10. Love this image. Great processing, and those colours and textures… wow

    February 22, 2014 at 2:03 pm

  11. If a gun can be considered beautiful…then you have one here!

    February 27, 2014 at 10:24 am

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