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James E. Siler

Freezing motion with strobes

Can anyone tell me how to freeze motion using strobes? I remember seeing adds in Popular and Modern Photo Magezines showing a milk drop forming a crown of milk as it hits. Any info would be useful. Thank you very much.
James E. Siler
Prescott Valley Az.

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4/5/2004 1:25:16 PM

Gregory LaGrange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/11/2003
  If the exposure comes from the flash and not ambient light, then you'll freeze motion just by using flash. If you camera has a sync speed of at least 125, if most of the light comes from the flash, motion will be frozen because that's what flash does.
Spin a quarter on a table and take a picture with flash, and you'll freeze the motion of the quarter.
Even simple flashes can freeze motion if you're in the range of the flash.

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