A Brief history of high speed photography 1851-1930

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dc.contributor.author Endelman, Lincoln
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-27T15:37:22Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-27T15:37:22Z
dc.date.issued 1988-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/10303
dc.description.abstract The beginning of high speed photography might be considered to be William Henry Fox Talbot's experiment in 1851. He attached a page of the London Times newspaper to a wheel, which was rotated in front of his wet plate camera in a darkened room. As the wheel rotated, Talbot exposed a few square inches of the newspaper page for about 1/2000th of a second, using spark illumination from Leyden jars. This experiment resulted in a readable image. en_US
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dc.publisher Rochester Institute of Technology en_US
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dc.subject High speed photography en_US
dc.title A Brief history of high speed photography 1851-1930 en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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