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One of the foundational images of motion capture, Etienne Jules Marey, chronophotographs from "The Human Body in Action," Scientific American (1914). By this time Marey had migrated from pure photography to abstraction, where strips of highly reflective material were applied to the limbs of a subject otherwise draped in black, so only the key elements of motion were registered. The checkerboard allowed speed to be measured by also capturing a clock.

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from Daring to Live Fully

75 Ideas for Your Music, Song, and Dance Bucket List

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from The Huffington Post

Captivating Photos Of Male Dancers In Motion

Nir Arieli has an eye for motion, capturing breathtaking snapshots of male dancers as they perform arabesques allongé across ethereal spaces. His series, entitled "Tension," combines the intimacy of portraiture with the artful layering of digital photography, producing dizzying images that pay homage to the beauty of the male form.

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from Mail Online

Super-slow-motion pictures show soap bubble bursting in stunning detail

bubble popping sequence: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1199149/Super-slow-motion-pictures-soap-bubble-bursting-stunning-detail.html

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Now, this is the easiest thing you've ever had to do. When the world stops, take your favorite index finger, close your eyes, that's where you're going next.

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from indy100

A dancer throwing milk powder around makes for incredible images

angelic dancers - Brussels-photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte and film director André photographed a dancer amid beautiful clouds of powdered milk, using high-speed cameras and strong light. At the click: pictures, video, and behind-the-scenes footage.

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