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April, 2014

London’s Farfetch, The Luxury Fashion Boutique Platform, Raises $66M

Screen Shot 2014-05-01 at 07.48.57 Farfetch, the global e-commerce site for independent luxury fashion boutiques, has raised a $66m Series D round of investment led by Vitruvian Partners, a private equity firm. Farfetch’s existing investors Condé Nast International and Advent Ventures also participated, as well as Richard Chen, Venture Partner at Chinese VC firm Ceyuan. The money wil be used for international growth, product… Read More

High-Speed Photos of Bullets Piercing Water Look Almost Impossible

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High-speed photography requires a trained eye and an incredible sense of timing. Add objects that move faster than the speed of sound, and you might have a project that can be downright impossible.

Dutch photographer Alexander Augusteijn specializes in high-speed photography and designed his own equipment to capture bullets piercing colored water droplets. Using a special software, Augusteijn controls the water droplets, the firing of the guns, flashing lights and the camera shutter to capture mesmerizing photographs.

“I typically take a few hours to set up new scenery. After that, almost every shot is spot on, due to the precise level of control,” Augusteijn told Mashable. Read more…

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High-Speed Photos of Bullets Piercing Water Look Almost Impossible

Bulletthumb

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High-speed photography requires a trained eye and an incredible sense of timing. Add objects that move faster than the speed of sound, and you might have a project that can be downright impossible.

Dutch photographer Alexander Augusteijn specializes in high-speed photography and designed his own equipment to capture bullets piercing colored water droplets. Using a special software, Augusteijn controls the water droplets, the firing of the guns, flashing lights and the camera shutter to capture mesmerizing photographs.

“I typically take a few hours to set up new scenery. After that, almost every shot is spot on, due to the precise level of control,” Augusteijn told Mashable. Read more…

More about Pics, Photography, Watercooler, and High Speed Photography