Need for Speed: Four Photographers’ High-Speed Lighting Tricks

January 2, 2011

By Theano Nikitas

Eadweard Muybridge and Harold “Doc” Edgerton pioneered high-speed photography, Muybridge with his animal locomotion work in the late 19th century and Edgerton with his stroboscopic photos of liquid splashes and a bullet piercing an apple in the 20th century. These photographic explorers paved the way for today’s photographers who are using 21st century tools to create images that would make...

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