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Slow Motion

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Slow Mo Flint and Steel

Slow Mo Flint and Steel

The Slow Mo Guys whip out their 5000fps Phantom Flex camera, and give us an up-close and personal look at their Minecraft-inspired fire-starter, and end up with the world’s tiniest fireworks show.

Biggest Teahupo’o

Biggest Teahupo’o

Last August, photographer Chris Bryan captured the sheer beauty and fierce power of these massive Code Red waves in Tahiti’s Teahupo’o with his Phantom high-speed camera. (Thanks, Jack!)

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720º Double Kickflip Slow Mo

720º Double Kickflip Slow Mo

Another slow motion skateboard video from Adam Shomsky. This time it’s a successful trick pulled off by Robbyn Magby. His feet just clear the twirling board right before he lands, and then – MOOOO

High Speed Reel 2011

High Speed Reel 2011

Charles Bergquist put together this reel of eye-popping slow motion footage he shot over the course of the year, using the Olympus i-Speed 3 camera, which grabs HD footage at up to 2000fps.

Car vs. Water Balloons

Car vs. Water Balloons

Stunt driver Terry Grant takes the compact Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio for a spin. But instead of hooning along on a dry track, he does donuts on top of 2500 water balloons.

Phantom Cocktails

Phantom Cocktails

What do you get when you combine cocktails, great lighting, the Beastie Boys and some 5000 fps Phantom slo-mo camera shots? Something pretty special, in our humble opinion. (Thanks Ty!)

Rip Curl: Mirage

Rip Curl: Mirage

Rip Curl teamed up with TimeSlice Films to capture “full-tilt surfing action” similar to the bullet time scenes from The Matrix. The effect was achieved by using an array of 30 GoPro HD cameras .

B-Boy Photo Experimentation

B-Boy Photo Experimentation

It doesn’t matter that these breakdancers are speaking Portuguese. The incredible slow-mo, multi- and long-exposure images require no translation (and captions just get in the way.)

Phantom Water Edit

Phantom Water Edit

Chris Bryan used a Phantom HD Gold in a custom underwater housing to make the ocean water look like it was made of liquefied gems, vibrant and glittering. Be sure to watch it in full screen and HD.

SawStop Slow-Motion

SawStop Slow-Motion

SawStops are table saws with an automated braking system which can halt the saw from 5,000 rpm to a dead stop in a thousandth of a second. The inventor even tested it with his own finger.

Slow-Mo Pillow Destruction

Slow-Mo Pillow Destruction

Destroying things in ultra-slow-motion can be a beautiful thing, as in this footage of a pillow being ripped to bits at 1000 frames-per-second, set to the musical stylings of The Cloud.

Tokyo Slo-Mode

Tokyo Slo-Mode

Different sides of Tokyo – from random citizens to the swarm-like urban populace, from snapshots of daily life, to a salary man sleeping standing up in a busy train station – presented by Alex Lee.

Beneful: Slow Motion Dogs

Beneful: Slow Motion Dogs

Beneful Dog Food knows the way to the Internet’s heart: adorable dogs plus slow motion = successful promotion. It’s not the first time that this recipe has been used before, but who’s counting?

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Capture the Can

Capture the Can

A paintball match in slow motion. Music video for Porter Robinson’s single Spitfire directed by Saman Keshavarz. Shot with a Phantom Flex camera and stitched together as one continuous shot.

Stunt Poetry

Stunt Poetry

Rishi Kaneria couldn’t have picked a better title for his video. Using a Canon 60D and a bit of Twixtor magic, he was able to capture the grace and power of the movements of pro stuntman Dante Ha.

8 Hours in Brooklyn

8 Hours in Brooklyn

Next Level Pictures rented a Phantom Flex camera for one of their projects and decided to make the most out of it by shooting a side video – a slice of Brooklyn life in wonderful slow motion.

Slow-mo Skateboarding Fails

Slow-mo Skateboarding Fails

Don’t worry, there’s nothing too gruesome in this clip from Youtuber ashomsky. Just a 1000 fps peek at the punishment that even the smallest of falls inflicts on these skateboarders and their gear.

MotoGP Cornering @ 1000FPS

MotoGP Cornering @ 1000FPS

A slow motion video of 2007 MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner pulling off one of the most thrilling, graceful yet under appreciated maneuvers in motorsports – cornering on a bike at high speed.

Paintball Shotgun

Paintball Shotgun

While nailing your enemies with a couple of paintballs is annoying, there’s a more efficient way to annihilate your foes – assuming you have the Master Blaster, which fires pellets en masse.

1000fps Splashdown

1000fps Splashdown

Photographer Scott Alexander was shooting video for the Red Bull National Wake with a Phantom HD Gold camera, and captured this awesome slow-mo footage of a guy doing a flip off a wakeboard rack.

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Vibrations @ 1,000 FPS

Vibrations @ 1,000 FPS

Electronic test tools maker Fluke Corporation commissioned this video (shot with a Phantom HD Gold camera) to better show one of the parameters that the company’s products measure – vibrations.

An Actual Fruit Ninja

An Actual Fruit Ninja

Here’s 51 secs. of unadulterated visual stimulation, simply described as follows: sexy girl in black with a samurai sword slices an orange in slow-motion. We want to see the rest of the fruit basket!

Optimist

Optimist

Celebration of the Hindu festival Holi aka Festival of Colors at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah. Shot by Brian Thomson on a Canon 7D. The song is Optimist by Zoe Keating.

Breakfast Interrupted

Breakfast Interrupted

Ahhh… coffee, bacon, eggs, pancakes… looks like it’s time for a relaxing meal at the breakfast table… until someone yanks the tablecloth and captures the resulting chaos at 1000fps.

Anti-Gravity Cat

Anti-Gravity Cat

What do you get when you take one cat, one piece of ham, and a camera capable of capturing motion at 2500 frames-per-second? Awesome images of a kitty who seems to defy the very laws of physics.

Water Balloon Slow Motion

Water Balloon Slow Motion

The Slow Mo Guys bought a 6-foot water balloon to mess around with it and – what else? – shoot it in slow motion, but they probably didn’t expect it to be as resilient as it is huge.

Slow-Mo Jell-O

Slow-Mo Jell-O

You’ve seen Modernist Cuisine’s slow motion video of a popcorn popping. Here’s their video of a cube of gelatin bouncing, dancing and its hypnotic contorting as it absorbs force. Shot at 6,200 fps.

Woodkid: Iron (Music Video)

Woodkid: Iron (Music Video)

Slow-motion and dynamic imagery abound in the music video for Woodkid’s single Iron, off of his Iron EP. Also directed by Woodkid aka Yoann Lemoine. Get the music from Amazon or iTunes.

Slow-Mo Chipmunk

Slow-Mo Chipmunk

Not to be outdone by a kitten, Michael Szymczak shot Alex the chipmunk at 400 fps using a Phantom HD camera. Apparently, this footage is part of a feature film shot entirely with the high-speed cam.

Slow-Mo Kitten

Slow-Mo Kitten

Inanimate objects can look pretty cool in slow-motion, but TPS Studio’s Phantom HD high-speed video of a kitten enjoying life at 400 to 800 frames-per-second is even better.

Weisscam High-Speed Demos

Weisscam High-Speed Demos

These incredible videos of everyday objects moving in slow-motion were shot with Weisscam HS-1 and HS-2 high speed cameras, and are completely unretouched. Second demo here.

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