As most of the members of the forum will be trying to get last years ribs stains out of their best shirt in anticipation of another visit to SLICS I though this would be a good time to post this.
Tony Suffrey who worked at Kodak in the research at Harrow (UK) died last week. He pioneered the technique of taking high speed photos such as the ones here. This was back in the days of real photos before digital imaging made it so much easier. The technique used a high intensity electrical spark as a flash to freeze the action. Much copied later, but he was the first.
A keen shooter he quickly saw the opportunity to mix a bit of business and pleasure