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MY HANDS HOLOGRAMMING THEMSELVES
led-lit open aperture transmission

    
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MY HANDS HOLOGRAMMING THEMSELVES is a hologram of the instant my hands pushed the FIRE button on the controller to the pulsed ruby laser, the only laser which emits light powerful and fast enough to record a human.  
The reason for this is because any motion in the subject will muddle the electromagnetic wavefront which emanates from the object; it must remain undisturbed in order to be recorded. Because of a person's breath and heartbeat, the light must be very bright and very fast - 20 nanoseconds fast in this case, without even time to blink.  
The sketch at left is the inside of a pulsed laser, which contains a flash tube and synthetic ruby crystals, internally reflecting mirrors and a "Q-Switch" which sends out the photons in one uniform pulse.  For more about lasers, see the STATEMENTS section.