High Speed Photography
. Birds in Flight
. Bats & Squirrels in Flight
. Moths & Insects in Flight
. Drips & Splashes
. Bursts & Breaks
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. Birdlife International
. Bali Bird Park
. Arumbai Hotel
. Biak
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Burst & Breaks
Bursts and Breaks have their own problems for high-speed photography. Some require accurate timing but with others the detection method can also be a problem. What is certain is that it is destructive of the object being photographed and often very messy.
Shot 1 - Water-filled Balloon hit by air-gun dart
Shot 2 - Water-filled Balloon 1 millisecond later
Burst Powder-filled Balloon indicating internal shockwaves
Hammer Strike - image set up for advertising
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