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Chapter 5. Action Photography > Project for Individual Study: Stop a Bullet

Project for Individual Study: Stop a Bullet

If you’re at all serious about photography, you’ve seen and, perhaps, studied those stroboscopic pictures of bullets stopped in mid-air, light bulbs captured in the act of breaking, or droplets of water frozen as they erupt from a bowl, as you can see in Figure 5.37. Your project for this chapter is to explore the world of high-speed motion stopping. Your digital camera and a little ingenuity may be all you need. I’ll give you some tips to get started in this section.

Figure 5.37. Frozen droplets like these call for very, very fast shutter speeds or the action-stopping capabilities of electronic flash.



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