Rolling Shutters

This is really pretty neat. I had no idea a CCD readout could distort rotational motion!

Almost looks like work

I remember seeing once the following photo from Flickr, and having my brain melt slightly from trying to figure out what went wrong:

The issue was the propeller was rotating as the camera detector ‘read out’, i.e. there was some motion during the exposure of the camera. This is an interesting thing to think about, lets have a look.

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