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Harold Edgerton American

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Edgerton's 1932 invention of the stroboscopic or electronic flash quickly effected a revolution in photography by enabling artists to work in locations and under conditions that had never before been possible. Although he himself was a scientist, Edgerton's achievement with the camera secured his place as much in the history of photography as in science.

[Test Tube Shattering], Harold Edgerton (American, 1903–1990), Gelatin silver print

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