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Nuts & Volts Magazine (May 2005)

In The Blink of an Eye

By Andy Sullivan    View In Digital Edition  

In an otherwise dark room, a short flash of light is used to capture the stop-action photos you see on the pages of this article. The short duration of the flash is what provides the stop-action, and a strobe tube can produce a flash duration of about 1/1,000 of a second. This is fast enough to capture still images of exploding objects and events of similar velocity.


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