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Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton
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These classic modern art and science photographs are the work of Harold edgerton, inventor of the modern electronic flash or strobe. His quest to reveal what the unaided eye cannot see revolutionised photography.
Published December 1st 1987 by ABRAMS
(first published October 1st 1987)
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Harold Eugene "Doc" Edgerton (April 6, 1903 – January 4, 1990) was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is largely credited with transforming the stroboscope from an obscure laboratory instrument into a common device. He also was deeply involved with the development of sonar and deep-sea photography, and his equipment was used by Jacques Cousteau ...more