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2003-10-22 04:21:22 PM
Hurray! My first submitted link!!!
 
2003-10-22 04:23:00 PM
Where's the money shot?
 
2003-10-22 04:24:10 PM
Pretty cool images.

I can't seem to get Golden Earring's "Twilight Zone" out of my head. Didn't the video use an image like this one?


"Soon you will come to know, when the bullet hits the bone"
 
2003-10-22 04:44:35 PM
Damn cool. Damn damn cool.
 
2003-10-22 06:48:13 PM
Shooter_McGavin: You and me both.
 
2003-10-22 07:12:45 PM
that stuff was shot in 'very slow motion'?

i think whoever submitted this is confused
 
2003-10-22 07:48:09 PM
This one is amazing:
 
2003-10-22 08:29:25 PM
posting this because it's a rare chance to be both over whelmed and under whelmed at the same time.

oh yeah... very cool pics
 
2003-10-22 10:56:40 PM
shot & wad separation hehehehehe.
 
2003-10-22 10:57:00 PM
That queen doesn't look to happy to be taking a bullet...
 
2003-10-22 10:58:06 PM
Ugg, so farking slow. Want it to go faster...don't be farked.
 
2003-10-22 11:00:34 PM
nearly farked already...poor site
 
2003-10-22 11:00:35 PM
Farkers have clicked on the above link 1606 times.
It is, however, mindbogglingly slow.
Good link though, great pics.
 
2003-10-22 11:02:35 PM
Reminds me of the "freak on a leash" video.
 
2003-10-22 11:02:47 PM
Exactly how short is a short exposure length? 3, 4 inches?

;)
 
2003-10-22 11:03:35 PM
Someone better mirror this shiat.
 
2003-10-22 11:03:40 PM
I went to RIT for a year. Andrew Davidhazy is a great photographer. Amazing stuff.
 
2003-10-22 11:05:07 PM
Those twits shot a perfectly good can of Jolt Cola. Couldn't they blast to bits a can of something less worthwhile? Maybe Diet Sprite. What a bunch of crap that Diet Sprite is.
 
2003-10-22 11:05:10 PM
The banana shot makes me feel real uncomfortable...
 
2003-10-22 11:05:25 PM
Farked?
 
2003-10-22 11:07:12 PM
Where's the one of the scissor wielding maniac from SD?
He was shot at close range wasn't he?
 
2003-10-22 11:07:44 PM
As the french would say, that is Supercool and Hyperfun.
 
2003-10-22 11:08:01 PM
Cool stuff...
 
2003-10-22 11:08:08 PM
How about those card shots?!? How do you even aim the gun if the bullet's like 50x the width of the card?
 
2003-10-22 11:08:49 PM
Huzzah! I finally got through.

I've seen these photos around for quite a while. Interesting stuff, though.

Also, Davidhazy seems to be an heir of Eadweard Muybridge.
 
2003-10-22 11:09:09 PM
Sconsifornia, I think you answered your own question.
 
2003-10-22 11:09:35 PM
elliott smith???
 
2003-10-22 11:09:41 PM
ubernerd42
Those twits shot a perfectly good can of Jolt Cola. Couldn't they blast to bits a can of something less worthwhile? Maybe Diet Sprite. What a bunch of crap that Diet Sprite is.

You know it should have been a refreshing, ice-cold Dr. Pepper.
 
2003-10-22 11:11:00 PM
Sconsifornia

The gun is right next to the card out of the cameras view its not like there shooting at a long range
 
2003-10-22 11:13:39 PM
Cool farks of farking stuff being farked at very short farkage lengths
 
2003-10-22 11:15:28 PM
Pheonixus and MadIVIan3001:

Even so, I'd still miss. That's probably why I'm not allowed near guns. :)
 
2003-10-22 11:16:43 PM
Now, if he had a very short exposure length shot of a guy lighting his fart on fire, he'd make millions.

woulda paid to see it
 
Poe
2003-10-22 11:17:22 PM
It is not here, but I once saw a pic of an artiliary shell being fired out of a naval gun. They cought it after the shell had just exited the barrel. It was my desktop image for a while.
 
2003-10-22 11:19:17 PM
Go Tigers! w00t.
 
2003-10-22 11:20:02 PM
Yikes! How good a marksman must you be to shoot a playing card in half??? I couldn't hit the broad-side of a barn if I tried.
 
2003-10-22 11:20:50 PM
Poe
It is not here, but I once saw a pic of an artiliary shell being fired out of a naval gun. They cought it after the shell had just exited the barrel. It was my desktop image for a while.

You'll like this then -- TOW missile being fired from a Humvee.

Linking it because it is a large picture:
http://www.defenselink.mil/photos/Jun1997/970420-M-8708Y-001.jpg
 
2003-10-22 11:23:02 PM
Poe.

What's a navel gun?

Oh...naval gun.

Somebody shoot me at close range please.
 
2003-10-22 11:23:57 PM
stereosaurs:

"shot & wad separation hehehehehe."

I'm so pleased I wasn't the only one who got a kick out of that.
 
2003-10-22 11:24:47 PM
These incredibly violent images will undoubtedly make youths want to shoot fruit and playing cards. Are you media types never going to learn?
 
2003-10-22 11:25:24 PM
That perhipheral self portrait is freaky.
 
2003-10-22 11:26:09 PM
Just an FYI...

This technology was first developed by a guy at MIT named Dr. Harold Edgerton http://www.eecs.mit.edu/great-educators/edgerton.html

His was the famous "milkdrop crown" photo (among many others)
 
2003-10-22 11:27:00 PM
i love it when they change the headline because the original was too stupid for words...
 
2003-10-22 11:29:20 PM
Aside from the gun violence, there's all that hot stroboscopic motion analysis action. Really, it's a scandal!
 
2003-10-22 11:30:50 PM
They should really change it to "very short exposure times."
 
2003-10-22 11:33:51 PM
Harridan beat me to it.
Edgerton's work is some of my favorite. "Stopping Time, the Photographs of Harold Edgerton" is a must read.
 
2003-10-22 11:35:59 PM
Should have mentioned that he was inspired (or at least so I can assume...) by the groundbreaking work by Dr. Harold Edgerton. There's an incredible book (_Seeing the Unseen_) out with his photographs. The famous "Milk Drop", incredible images of atomic blasts shot from seven miles away with a lens several feet long. A much better 'card shot' where you can see *the spiral carved out by the rifled round hanging in midair*.

Amazing, amazing, beautiful stuff.
 
2003-10-22 11:36:42 PM
Interesting... But I prefer the originals. That guy is standing on the shoulders of Harold Edgerton. Go here http://web.mit.edu/edgerton/main.html to see the giant.

...condemned to repeat it
 
2003-10-22 11:36:50 PM
How can I make my own peripheral self portrait?
 
2003-10-22 11:41:15 PM
w00t RIT
 
2003-10-22 11:43:42 PM
Phone_Answering_Monkey just beat me to it...a lot of this stuff seems to be, shall we say, pretty directly inspired by Edgerton's work. Compare this photo from the link:



with this photo of Edgerton's:



And keep in mind that Edgerton was doing this stuff back in the 50s with primitive equipment. Pretty damn hard-core.
 
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