From the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology, at Humbold University, check the Pedal Power How-to, guides, articles, and examples. Like this pedal-powered washing machine.
Also see the the commercial HPG and HPT (human power generation and trainer) from Windsteam technologies for all sorts of uses.
The last time the lights went out in Seattle, I desperately needed an Espresso machine and so with an HPG, I could just crank that baby up!
My daily shooter is Sony a9 with a vertical grip and various Sigma lenses attached like the 14mm 1.4 Art. Find more recommendations on our store page.