Lucky Gunner put together some of their favorite gun photos of 2014, and although the photo topping the page is of a Glock 42, it’s the page’s cover photo – which is shown again at the bottom of the piece – that’s the real favorite. Writer [Read More…]
In a detailed Imgr thread, a recon marine has gone into glorious detail on the weapon systems them employed during his tours overseas. To add a cherry, the same Marine spent some time answering questions on a Reddit thread. Titled “The weapons of Marine Recon: [Read More…]
The Charlton Automatic Rifle sums up the adage “necessity is the mother of invention.” These LMGs were produced for the New Zealand home defense forces beginning in 1941 from old Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield bolt action rifles. For those familiar with the [Read More…]
A Finnish shooter named Herra Kuulapaa has taken what I think are the most beautiful high speed gun photos I have ever seen. He took the photos to understand what happens when the bullet leaves the gun. The detail on the photos is astounding. If you do nothing else [Read More…]
Photographer Deborah Bay noticed a display at a building supplies retailer showing bullets imbedded in plexiglas. She bought some plexiglass, fired bullets into them, then photographed them in the studio with gelled (colored) lights. The photos are being exhibited I [Read More…]
A picture says a thousand words, so instead of describing SHOT Show ’13, here are a collection of photos taken by our talented friend Bryan William Jones. The title photo shows one of Kahr Arms’ advertising models. Photos © Bryan William [Read More…]
In the world of fully automatic rifles here in the States, there is no question that the M16 reigns supreme. If you are fortunate enough to possess a legally registered M16 lower receiver the world is your oyster; You essentially have a full auto tinker toy that you can [Read More…]
Lionel, a regular contributor to TFB, has published an overview of the DSA 2012 defense expo (English Translation) held in Kuala Lumpur earlier this year. The article includes plenty of photos. More information here, and more photos here.
A reader of the blog emailed use some great photos he took at a Chinese Navel “open day” in Hong Kong. I would give just about anything to be able to shoot the 35mm QLZ-87 automatic grenade launcher (top photo) form the hip! [ Many thanks to Xiao for [Read More…]
TotallyCoolPix.com have published a number of high-resolution photos of 82nd Airborne troops with XM2010 rifles on patrol in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan (XM2010s are shown in photo 45 and onwards). [ Many thanks to Mike for emailing us the link. ]
This Flickr account has a collection of beautiful photos showing fruit and other objects being blown up with fireworks. My favorites are the watermelon volcano, the slinky/firecracker/baseball photo and the raspberry vs. air gun pellet. Apparently the photographer has [Read More…]
Destin from SmarterEveryDay has taken some beautiful photographs of guns during recoil …
NRA Blog has plenty over photos from SHOT Show here, here & here. Also, a lot of videos at NRA News (You just have to deal with the flash animation interface … urghh)
Advanced Armament Corp. has built a reputation for hosting some pretty impressive parties at Shot Show. This year they were good enough to send us a couple passes to the first annual Big Bang Shoot where we managed to complete a firearms lifetime quest and get some [Read More…]
I came across (or was sent, I am not sure) this strangely beautiful photo of captured weapons being destroyed with diesel and incendiary grenades. The photo was taken taken on September 23, 2007 in Samarra’, S-Alah Ad Din, Iraq. (The photographer does not want [Read More…]
At the Milipol expo last week, an Austrian company Ressenig brought along a Toyota Land Cruiser 200 V8 outfitted with a gun turret and Austrian MG74 machine gun. The MG74 is the Austrian Armed Forces’ modernized version of the German MG42 and is chambered in [Read More…]
Pye42 photographed the guns of movie-supplier Long Mountain Outfitters. They have an AMAZING collection of weaponry. [ Many thanks to Dudley Storey (who blogs at demosthenes.info) for emailing me the link. ]
I am unable to attend this years Big Bang ’11 SHOT Show after party, but my friend Bryan Jones did and he took lots of photos. Also, there are more photos here.
Because y’all like photos, here are some random photos …
I posted a comment the blog of Guy Sagi, a veteran gun photographer and Editor-in-Chief of Shooting Illustrated, asking him how he took these fantastic gun photos using very nifty colored lighting. Guy was kind enough to respond with a comment and then later a [Read More…]
Bavarian riflemen march in the traditional costumes at the riflemen’s procession on the occasion of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Hundreds more photos of Oktoberfest at Yahoo. [ Many thanks to mik for emailing [Read More…]
Beautiful photos of a revolver at A Perfect Time To Get … [ Many thanks to A Memphis Traveler for emailing me the link. ]
Every five years the Swiss get together for a month long shooting competition / party. This year the Eidgenössische (Federal) Schützenfest was held in the city of Aarau. There were 2300 teams made up over over 45,000 individual shooters! Swiss reader Laurent, who [Read More…]
At the Eurosatory 2010 defense expo Sagem (part of SAFRAN) were showing off their new FÉLIN optics fitted on the FN SCAR and HK416. This is the first photo I have seen showing FÉLIN optics on a rifle other than the FAMAS. The French FÉLIN program is roughly [Read More…]
You gotta love these post-Soviet Russian presidents. When not hunting bears bare chested they are firing sniper rifles in suits. Pure style. [ Many thanks to Val for emailing me the photo. ]
ATI’s Art Director posted a set of photos showing how the GSG 1911 pistol breaks down. It is well worth a look if you are interested in the gun. [ Many thanks to John for emailing me the link. ]
I am still pretty excited by the new budget Savage Edge rifle. Chris (Simple Musings From A Guy With Guns) took this photo at the NRA Show … More NRA Show pics from Chris here.
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A reader emailed in these photos which he took at a weapons exhibition run by a Paratrooper Association. The expo was held in Chambery, France, during the weekend. Sadly these guns are all demilled to comply with French law. Nazi symbols, which are present on some [Read More…]
This photo is of an engraved CZ 75 pistol. It was posted on the official CZ-USA twitter.
Lars Dalseide, of the NRA, was kind enough to sent me photos of the two of the guns used in the movie Public Enemies. These guns will be on display at the upcoming Nation Firearm Museum Movie Guns exhibit. I was very surprised to learn that the bolt action used in the [Read More…]
Tyler has photos from the new Hollywood Guns exhibit at the National Firearms Exhibit. This photo is of the Barrett M107 used in The Hurt Locker.
The photo was taken by Daniel Garcia in Talcahunao, Chile on March 1, 2010. Those shipping containers are scattered amongst peoples homes! The high resolution version of this photo can be see at the Big Picture Blog. More photos of the man guarding his house can be seen [Read More…]
I just discovered Guy Sagi’s Flickr account. He has a lot of beautiful gun photos. Guy is the Editor in Chief of the NRA’s Shooting Illustrated and blogs at Fear And Loading.
Each of these lowers is a limited edition. Magpul lower … ARFCOM lower … [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ]
A set of cool gun pics can be seen over at Swiss Gun Blog.