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Awesome Slow Motion

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

GE: Energy & Dynamic Braking

GE: Energy & Dynamic Braking

GE explains the benefits of dynamic braking in trains using an oversimplified demonstration –  dropping objects onto jelly and then shooting them as they bounce or shatter in slow motion.

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Slow-Mo Match Burn

Slow-Mo Match Burn

While it might look like the craggy surface of a distant planet, what you’re looking at is the tip of a match, lit on fire, and captured at 2000 frames per-second. Watch another perspective here.

Ascent: Space Shuttle Slow-Mo

Ascent: Space Shuttle Slow-Mo

As the Space Shuttle program comes to an end, a team from NASA created Ascent using footage captured by cameras that monitor shuttles as they take off, at up to 60,000 frames per second.

Bees vs. Pies

Bees vs. Pies

Some people have too much time on their hands. Take, for instance, the guys who rigged up a tiny little catapult to launch even tinier pies at bees and other bugs, then filmed it all in slow-mo.

Olsen Twins Pizza Song Slow-Mo

Olsen Twins Pizza Song Slow-Mo

YouTuber philipmserious slowed the Gimme Pizza song from “You’re Invited To Mary-Kate and Ashley’s Sleepover Party”, turning the harmless tune into a nightmarish gathering of insane kids.

Maru in Slo-Mo

Maru in Slo-Mo

We’re frequently amused by the strange goings on of felines, now let’s watch in slow motion. Filmed using a Casio High Speed EX-FC100 camera, here’s how Maru the cat gets in and out of a box.

Short Film: Tempus II

Short Film: Tempus II

Watch ordinary objects turn into spectacular flying projectiles in these incredible slo-mo shots captured by Philip Heron and James Adair with the high-speed Photron SA1.1 camera.

Jack Dagger: Knife Thrower

Jack Dagger: Knife Thrower

“Extreme marksman of the impalement arts” Todd Abrams (a.k.a. “Jack Dagger“) slices lettuce, oranges, and even a grape thrown in mid-air with his incredible knife-throwing skills.

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Video: RC Cars In Slow-Mo

Video: RC Cars In Slow-Mo

RC cars race, drift, jump and crash in this slow motion video. Come to think of it, everything looks awesome – or at least interesting – in slow-mo. Extra points for the bangin’ soundtrack.

Slo-Mo Dreadlock Flip

Slo-Mo Dreadlock Flip

Because epic hair deserves an equally epic footage: media producer A. Tobias flips his wig with this Slow Motion Dreadlock Video, shot on a high-speed camera at 6,800 fps.

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