The one in a million shot

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    A perfect image is determined by lighting, aperture and shutter-speed. A 4 millisecond shutter speed is worthless if all you get is an undeveloped image.

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    I was referring to a camera with a very high frame rate. He could have filmed it, then chose which frame he wanted. And the lighting, and everything else would have been just as good.
     
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    He doesn't know what a high speed camera is.
     
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    Here is a picture I took of my son shooting a 9mm tracer just as it was getting dark. you never even see the muzzle flash with your eye it happens so fast. but this picture was shot at just the right fraction of a second.
     

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    Feb, 2015.
    Early morn
    NIkon D90
    55-300 mm lens @ 300
    f8
    1/60
    200 ISO
    Aperture Priority
    Tripod

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    The moon with Venus attending.
     
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    They require a lot of light. plus at 10000 frames per second, how much time would that take to find the right frame? Gimmee a break.
     
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    The time sample is everything. Everything else is aliasing.
     
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    Lightning flash IMG_20150802_222339.jpg
     
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