AppDictions App Review
If you enjoy photography, atomic science, and/or history, this is the book for you. The 2006 book, How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb, analyzes and gives first-hand depictions of atomic bomb blasts between 1945 and 1963. For the photography enthusiast, author Peter Kuran provides the details that were perfected by the brave cinematographers that were willing to film these nuclear blasts. For those interested in the science behind the atomic blasts, there are details on blastwaves, thermal/nuclear radiation, and illumination. For the history buffs, Kuran does an excellent job describing the history of the US Government nuclear testing era.
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.
Experience the best-selling book – Enhanced for iPad.
✔ Over 130 Pages
Photographs, diagrams and detailed stories. The culmination of over ten years of research, this book reveals newly declassified and previously secret photographs from US atomic weapons tests conducted between 1945 and 1963.
✔ Stunning High Definition Videos
Watch explosions with extreme clarity – playback in forward, reverse, or view the explosions frame-by-frame with the unique “video scrubbing” functionally built specifically for this app.
“Amazing! – what your iPad was made for!” ✭✭✭✭✭ iPadReview
Author Peter Kuran’s engrossing and powerful arrangement of these complex photographic techniques along with the astonishing photographs themselves creates an intriguing intersection at which the viewpoint of the casual observer becomes one of insightful witness.
Based on the book of the same name, the app features amazing, high resolution videos that can be played back and forth to see what is happening frame by frame during the detonation of an atomic bomb.
Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later