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Moments of vision : the stroboscopic revolution in photography

Author: Harold Eugene Edgerton; James Rhyne Killian
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1979.
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Named Person: Harold Eugene Edgerton; Harold E Edgerton; Harold Eugene Edgerton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Eugene Edgerton; James Rhyne Killian
ISBN: 0262050226 9780262050227 0262550105 9780262550109
OCLC Number: 4832546
Description: 177 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 x 30 cm
Contents: Papa Flash and his magic lamp : The first flash ; Stroboscope breakthrough ; The explorer ; The Edgerton strobe technology ; Strobe photography and art ; The futurist painters ; A biographical note on Papa Flash --
Drops and splashes --
Bullets and blasts --
Living motion : birds and beasts and insects dire --
Sports --
Gjon Mili : song and dance --
The poetry and joy of people in action --
Photographing the sea's dark underworld --
Atomic bomb explosions --
Photographic reconnaissance at night --
The delectation of art --
Shadow photography redivivus : as used for seeing and studying marine organisms --
Sight with sound : "pingers," "boomers," and "fish" --
And something more --
Postscript : dramatis personae.
Responsibility: Harold E. Edgerton and James R. Killian, Jr.
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Papa flash and his magic lamp -- Drops and splashes -- Bullets and blasts -- Living motion: birds and beasts and insects dire -- Sports -- Gjon Mili: song and dance -- The poetry and joy of people in action -- Photographing the sea’s dark underworld -- Atomic bomb explosions -- Photographic reconnaissance at night -- The delectation of art -- Shadow photography redivivus: as used for seeing and studying marine organisms -- Sight with sound: “pingers,” “boomers,” and “fish” -- And something more -- Postscript: dramatis personae.

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