With film use continuing its years-long decline, Wired takes a look at how this trend has impacted the once-influential high-speed film camera company Charles A. Hulcher Co. The first Hulcher camera could shoot up to 50 frames per second, and was built in the 1950s for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NASA's predecessor) in order to better study rocket launches. Shortly after the cameras were improved to shoot up to 100 fps, Charles Hulcher designed special units for the US Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the cameras were widely used by famous sports photographers like John Zimmerman. Today, the company has just four employees and rarely sells new cameras. To read more on the company's rich history — and see more breathtaking photos — check out the full article at the source link below.