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Special Cameras and Flash Lamps for High-Speed Underwater Photography

Knapp, Robert T. (1947) Special Cameras and Flash Lamps for High-Speed Underwater Photography. Journal of the Society of Motion Picture Engineers, 49 (1). pp. 64-82. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140902-145347222

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Abstract

The equipment described was developed for analyzing underwater motion of solid bodies. The experiments demanded a high rate of picture taking and that the subject studied should be in the field of at least two cameras at all times. Edgerton-type flash lamps instead of shutter mechanisms were adapted, an endless film belt giving a one-second exposure was developed, and a film speed of approximately 35 ft per sec used.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1947 by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, Inc. Presented Oct. 22, 1946, at the SMPE Convention in Hollywood.
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