high speed photography

Splash Heroes “Villains Edition” is the most epic 2020 calendar you’ll ever see

Dec 4, 2019
John Aldred

I’ve been following Aurum Light’s “milk dress” photography for a few years now. It’s an amazing technique that’s been imitated a bunch, but nobody else…

This insane camera rig spins a Phantom slow motion camera at 150rpm (32mph)

Aug 16, 2019
John Aldred

Steve Giralt is pretty well known for pushing things to the extreme when it comes to super slow-motion video. This time, though, he’s gone way…

This guy built a high speed DIY LED flash and put the plans online so you can make your own

May 17, 2019
John Aldred

LED flash still hasn’t really hit the mainstream yet. There are a couple of products out there, of course, like the Rotolite Neo, but for…

How to make a cheap DIY bullet time rig with a lazy susan and some drawer slides

May 14, 2019
John Aldred

It’s 20 years since The Matrix was released (don’t you feel old?), but the bullet time effect is still incredibly popular. I don’t know what the…

This look inside the IIHS shows us what it takes to make crash test photography for cars

Feb 2, 2019
John Aldred

This video from the Insuurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) takes us behind the scenes to see their camera rigs for shooting video and stills…

An easy way to shoot “bullet time” without any fancy gear

Jan 28, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Shooting “bullet time” usually requires expensive gear. But if you’re on a really low budget, you can fake this effect without spending a dime….

Photographer creates pin-up styled movie heroines with colorful milk splashes [NSFW]

Dec 5, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz has shared his splendid work with us before. His signature technique is high-speed photography of models “dressed” in milk splashes. After Milky…

This hypnotizing video of slo-mo lightning took 30 days, 20,000 miles and 10TB of data

Dec 4, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Thunderstorms are awe-inspiring, whether you watch them live, in photos or in videos. But videographer and photographer Dustin Farrell has made a slow-motion video that…

The secret to filming fast moving objects at 25 million frames per second is mirrors

Nov 20, 2017
John Aldred

As much as I love going out and using gear and creating stuff with it, I can’t help but get excited about the geeky technical…

This is the world’s fastest slider doing slow motion

Oct 11, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

We all remember The Matrix and Neo dodging bullets. It inspired many enthusiasts to create the bullet time effect on the budget, and there have…