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The Value of High Speed Photography

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The world has learned a great deal from slow motion cameras. From the ability to break down an athlete’s movement step by step so that she can learn how to do it better to the capacity to see the movement of butterflies wings in perfect slow motion, high frame rate cameras slow things down so that the intricacies of movement can be analyzed and understood. These ultrahigh-speed cameras allow for forms of visual research in a range of fields, from industrial development to blue sky scientific research and ecological understanding.

In fact, choice of camera can make all the difference to the outcome. For example, Vision Research’s Phantom V1210 was the high frame rate camera of choice for the Read the rest of this entry »