Dr Strobe: the man who stopped time and electrified photography – in pictures
A bullet being shot through an apple, an egg being cracked into a fan, or a play-by-play of Pancho Gonzales's famous serve ... MIT professor Harold Edgerton invented the strobe flash in the 1930s – and his stroboscopic photography captured amazing moments that would otherwise be missed in the blink of an eye
Harold "Doc" Edgerton
The Edgerton Digital Collections project celebrates the spirit of a great pioneer, Harold 'Doc' Edgerton, inventor, entrepreneur, explorer and beloved MIT professor. This site is for all who share Doc Edgerton's philosophy of 'Work hard. Tell everyone everything you know. Close a deal with a handshake. Have fun!'
Harold E. Edgerton - artist, news & exhibitions
Harold Edgerton Fanning the cards, 1940 Gelatin silver print 35.5 x 28 cm © Harold Edgerton, 2013, courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.
Vintage Strobe Light Photographs Are A Beautiful Anatomy of Motion
Revisiting the photographs of electrical engineer Harold Edgerton in this Anatomy of Motion series.
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