I think we can be glad that technology has brought us past the flash powder age. An electric speedlight is not only re-usable, but also doesn’t cause the fire station to show up during a little photo shoot. That said, flash powder was a pretty great invention and well, let’s face it. Who doesn’t like explosions? TechPhotoBlog has put the old tech to the test and compared it to the modern day solution. Feast your eyes on the results below.