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Cranberry Juice into Milk
Harold Edgerton
1960s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A closeup microsecond exposure of a drop of cranberry juice falling into a glass of milk. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technol...
Back Dive
Back Dive
Harold Edgerton
1950s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin Print
A multiflash exposure of a back dive. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is largely credited with transforming the st...
Squash Stroke
Squash Stroke
Harold Edgerton
1930s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin Print
An early multiflash exposure of a squash player hitting the ball. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is largely credi...
Bullet through Banana
Harold Edgerton
1960s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A microsecond exposure of a .30 caliber bullet entering a banana. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is largely credi...
Cutting the Card Quickly!
Harold Edgerton
1960s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A microsecond exposure of a .30 caliber bullet slicing a jack of diamonds. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is large...
Bullet Through Plexiglass
Bullet Through Plexiglass
Harold Edgerton
20th Century Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin Print
Edition of 60 Signed and numbered. Harold “Doc” Edgerton was born in 1903, in Fremont, Nebraska. During his summers as a teenager, he worked in his uncle’s photo studio. After high sch...
Rodeo

Harold Edgerton

Rodeo
Harold Edgerton
Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Photography
Silver Gelatin Print
Edition of 60 Signed and numbered in pencil on verso. Harold “Doc” Edgerton was born in 1903, in Fremont, Nebraska. During his summers as a teenager, he worked in his uncle’s photo stu...
Fan and Flame Vortices, from Seeking the Unseen
Harold Edgerton
1970s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
Edition of 60 Signed and numbered in pencil on print verso. Series: Seeing the Unseen Harold “Doc” Edgerton was born in 1903, in Fremont, Nebraska. During his summers as a teenager, he...
Swirls and Eddies, Tennis, from Seeing the Unseen
Harold Edgerton
1930s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin Print
Edition of 60 Signed and numbered in pencil on print verso. Series: Seeing the Unseen Harold “Doc” Edgerton was born in 1903, in Fremont, Nebraska. During his summers as a teenager, he...
Rodeo (Cowgirl)
Rodeo (Cowgirl)
Harold Edgerton
1940s Modern Black and White Photography
Silver Gelatin Print
Edition of 60 Signed and numbered in pencil on print verso. Harold “Doc” Edgerton was born in 1903, in Fremont, Nebraska. During his summers as a teenager, he worked in his uncle’s pho...
Bullet through Candle Flame (with Kim Vandiver)
Harold Edgerton
1970s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A microsecond exposure of a bullet passing through a flame using the Schlieren method. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
Moscow Circus
Moscow Circus
Harold Edgerton
1960s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A Multiflash exposure of Russian acrobats at the Boston Garden. A special shutter excluded much of the ambient light while the flash reflector was aimed at the moving acrobat. Edgerto...
Diver

Harold Edgerton

Diver
Harold Edgerton
1950s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A multiflash exposure of Harvard diving coach Charles Batterman diving into the darkened MIT Pool. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute o...
Football Kick
Football Kick
Harold Edgerton
1930s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A single flash exposure of 1/100,000 second on the (then) newly introduced Kodachrome sheet film. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of...
Pigeon Released
Pigeon Released
Harold Edgerton
1960s Modern Color Photography
Dye Transfer Print
A multiflash exposure of a pigeon. Edgerton was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is largely credited with transforming the strob...
In Flight
In Flight
Harold Edgerton
1960s Color Photography
Science, art and technology converged in the works of American inventor/photographer Harold Edgerton (1903-1990). While Edgerton started his career as an electrical engineer - his inve...