Friday, September 27, 2013

Fascinating, One Meeelion Frames Per Second, Bullet impacts In Slow Motion

This is amazing. How in the world do you make a camera that can expose a million frames in one second?!

It's fucking mind boggling to ponder.

Pretty damn cool results though, see for yourself.

2 comments:

  1. Cool stuff. Looks like some of the stuff done in the 1950's and 1960's by the legendary MIT professor Harold "Doc" Edgerton. He pioneered high speed stroboscopic photography.

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  2. Last year I went to a "High-Speed Imaging" conference for my employer.

    They have "cameras" now that can do one BILLION frames a second. Most of the stuff these days is digital, but in the film days there were several ways to do high-speed stuff, besides just pulling the film through the camera at very high speeds.

    One way was to have several thousand individual pieces of film, and have a rotating prism, spun by a high speed motor, expose the individual pieces of film. After they were developed, they'd be spliced together to form a movie.

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