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The Hardcover version of How To Photograph an Atomic Bomb is almost exhausted. As soon as these copies are gone, the Hard cover edition will officially be out of print. However, the soft cover edition will still be available. How To Photograph an Atomic Bomb is a visually compelling documentation combining awe-inspiring photography and fascinating technical detail about the stories and techniques behind the photography of the bomb. Author Peter Kuran’s engrossing and powerful arrangement of …

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ELI5: How was steady footage of trees and buildings being destroyed by nuclear blasts gathered? How were the cameras not destroyed?(r/explainlikeimfive)

There’s actually at least one book out there, called How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb that describes the process. With the proper shielding (heat shields, lead shielding to prevent the radiation from the explosion screwing up the film) and shock-absorbers, it’s not that difficult. What’s trickier is getting the cameras and equipment back after the explosion when they’re contaminated by radioactive waste.

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Hardcover

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Peter Kuran

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1st

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