What a flash bulb looks like at 1052 frames per second

first_imgBefore the advent of today’s electric flashes but after the flash powders of yesterday, cameras used flash bulbs. These flashes basically created a small explosion within the glass of a lightbulb. Bulbs like this one, as you can probably guess from the violence of the explosion, were single-use.There is not a whole lot else to say about this one, except how awesome some things are when you slow them down enough.AdChoices广告This isn’t enough to get me to go back to using flash bulbs, but it sure does put my current on-camera flash to shame.via f stopperslast_img