High-Speed Imaging Workshop

Loren Winters, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, 1219 Broad St, Durham, NC 27715

Taking high-speed photos with electronic flash is simple. I’ll show how and will also present some applications in the teaching of physics. Participants will use a sound trigger to capture balloon bursts. Bring a camera and take your own high-speed photos. A digital SLR is best, but a film camera (with ISO 400 film) may be used. The cameras easiest to use for high-speed flash photography are those that allow manual control of aperture, shutter speed, and focus and for which the built-in flash can be disabled.