high speed photography

How to fake bullet-time effect on a budget and with a single camera

Sep 18, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

I still remember my first impression when I saw the bullet time effect in Matrix. And it’s still awesome to this day. Of course, it’s…

The world’s fastest camera captures the movement of light at five trillion photos per second

May 2, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

High-speed cameras are certainly useful for slow motion, but they can also find their application in science. Elias Kristensson and Andreas Ehn, researchers at Swedish…

A Slow Mo Guy talks about the challenges of shooting high speed slow motion video

Mar 15, 2017
John Aldred

High speed photography for stills presents a whole lot of challenges, just for a single image. When you’re trying to capture a thousand, ten thousand…

The first ever recording of light’s “sonic boom” was made with the fastest high-speed camera in the world

Jan 23, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

  According to theoretical physics, nothing is faster than the speed of light. However, now you can see with your own eyes the first ever…

This filmmaker used “exploding” sand to create powerful imagery sending a message of unity

Jan 22, 2017
John Aldred

The message of unity and togetherness is a good and strong one to get across, especially right now. United Not Divided, from filmmaker Steve Giralt carries…

Using the Chronos high speed camera with motion capture rig for bullet time effects

Dec 1, 2016
John Aldred

We’ve posted about the Chronos high speed camera a couple of times before. We mentioned how it smashed through its kickstarter goal in less than…

The $2,500 21,600fps Chronos camera smashes its Kickstarter goal on day one

Nov 25, 2016
John Aldred

A few weeks ago, we told you about the new high speed slow motion camera, Chronos. Well, it went live on Kickstarter a couple of days…

This DSLR-sized camera shoots over 21,600fps and costs only $2,500

Oct 26, 2016
John Aldred

High speed cameras are generally out of reach for most people. Sure, our iPhones can do 240fps now, and there’s a few postage stamp 1000fps…

This Camera Ensures a Photo Finish at the Olympics

Aug 18, 2016
Allen Murabayashi

Since 1932, vaunted Swiss watchmaker Omega has served as Official Timekeeper at the Olympic Games 26 times. This year at the Rio Olympics, Omega is…

NASA’s new high dynamic camera can correctly expose for rocket combustion

Aug 6, 2016
Udi Tirosh

If you’ve ever seen a rocket engine in action, you probably noticed the bright flame that emerges from the back of it. In fact, that…