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Slow Motion

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Crocodiles in Slow-Mo

Crocodiles in Slow-Mo

This video footage from Australia’s Crocosaurus Cove captures the amazing muscular forms of crocodiles jumping from the water to grab treats off a fishing line. Anyone up for a visit to the Cage of Death?

Tattooing in Slow-Motion

Tattooing in Slow-Motion

Slow-motion footage of tattoo artist Gaëtan Le Gargasson aka GueT at work. It’s amazing how much skin and flesh vibrate because of the tattoo machine. The song is a sped-up version of Emmanuel Top’s Industriel.

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Drone Among Fireworks

Drone Among Fireworks

Vimeo contributor Gasper C’s friend flew his DJI Phantom quadcopter through a fireworks display. The result is a sure entrant to our stash of videos to watch when wasted. The song is Sprawl II by Arcade Fire.

Slow-Mo Puddle Splashes

Slow-Mo Puddle Splashes

The Slow Mo Guys got to spend some quality time with Scion Racing driver Ken Gushi to capture the massive splashes from the tires of his Scion FR-S at 2,500 frames per second. Next up: Gav and Dan catch a cold.

Slow-Mo Eggstruction

Slow-Mo Eggstruction

DudePerfect’s new series Bro-Mo is all about guys recording the wanton destruction of stuff in slow-motion. In this episode, they smash, crash and explode hundreds of eggs. Let’s hope they made some omelettes afterwards.

Slow-Mo Airbag Deployment

Slow-Mo Airbag Deployment

The Slow Mo Guys turn their 2,500fps camera lens towards automotive airbags to see how quickly and powerfully they explode to protect drivers. Be sure to stick around for the second explosion for the cooler of the shots.

EMPTY

EMPTY

(Lyrics NSFW) Parkour and freerunning athlete Gaëtan Bouillet collaborated with TocardProd Films to create this captivating short film highlighting the champion’s acrobatic skills. The fast tracking shots are really impressive.

Assault Rifle Slow-Mo

Assault Rifle Slow-Mo

The Slow Mo Guys fired off a fully-automatic assault rifle and captured its action at 18,000 fps, showing off every detail of the firing mechanism grabbing bullets, placing them in the firing chamber, and letting the casings fly.

Slow-Mo Match Burn

Slow-Mo Match Burn

It’s a simple head of a match that’s been set ablaze, but the way it acts when recorded at 4,000 frames-per-second makes it look like the surface of a planet which has spontaneously caught on fire and then collapsed upon itself.

Slow-Mo Melon Fragmentation

Slow-Mo Melon Fragmentation

The Slow Mo Guys start out this video by testing the safety of eye goggles against BBs, but when that doesn’t provide a sufficient spectacle, they quickly move onto an old tactic perfected by Gallagher – destroying a watermelon.

The Sound of Taste

The Sound of Taste

By loading sacks with spices, then firing off pyrotechnics within, filmmaker Chris Cairns, Machine Shots and musician MJ Cole created this visually spectacular promo for Schwartz Flavour Shots. BTS footage here. We need to sneeze now.

Slow Mo Beatboxing

Slow Mo Beatboxing

Smarter Every Day teamed up with the funny and talented DJ Flula to talk about the basics of beatboxing, including the concepts of timbre and overtone. Check out Flula’s channel to see more of his lips in slow motion.

Xing Yi Quan Demonstration

Xing Yi Quan Demonstration

Martial arts Sifu Keith Min of LBP Stunts Chicago demonstrates the Chinese Kung Fu style of Xing Yi Quan to swiftly dispatch five attackers. The technique uses short, aggressive bursts, providing simultaneous attack and defense.

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Freezing Time

Freezing Time

Engineer Mark Rober showed us how to create Matrix-style effects on the cheap, but he’s taken his rig to the next level, capturing even more amazing 360° images – though this time he used a pricey Phantom camera instead of a GoPro.

Xbox One Explosive Race

Xbox One Explosive Race

While many gamers are struggling to get their hands on Microsoft’s new console, RatedRR just went and blasted his Xbox One to bits by shooting it with a sniper rifle then searing it with detonating cord. Twice. Flame on at 3:50.

Fireboards

Fireboards

We can’t really recommend covering your skateboard with gasoline and kerosene. We suggest leaving such dangerous stunts to boarders Jonathan and Jason Bastian, and the watchful 2000fps eye of BeyondSlowMotion.

UFC Phantom Cam Highlight Reel

UFC Phantom Cam Highlight Reel

Highlights of UFC 167 captured using a Phantom high-speed camera. Watching the fighters’ faces distort and ripple as they are pounded with punches made us flinch at the sheer brutality of these MMA matches.

Holi Sh*t

Holi Sh*t

A team of freerunners is set loose in abandoned buildings in the suburbs of Berlin, accompanied by flares and smoke grenades to accentuate their movements. Directed and edited by Frank Sauer. The track is Lost It To Trying by Son Lux.

SHAKE

SHAKE

While one never likes to be on the receiving end of the water and slobber flying off of a wet dog, you can safely observe these mutts shaking off from afar in this slow-motion film to promote photographer Carli Davidson’s book, SHAKE.

Fire Hands

Fire Hands

A dangerous trick achieved with soapy water and butane fuel is made just that more awesome to watch by capturing it in slow-motion. Go behind the scenes with BeyondSlowMotion here. Needless to say, do not try this at home.

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Giant Bubble Explosions

Giant Bubble Explosions

Shanks FX latest clip not only creates amazingly huge, prismatic soap bubbles for us to enjoy, it captures their inevitable failure in spectacular slow-motion, and shows us a thing or two about how to make our own massive bubbles.

Chromatic

Chromatic

By covering skateboards with chalk, then capturing boarders’ moves in ultra slow-mo, we’re able to witness the precise trajectory of each board as it flies through the air. Video by Beyond Slow Motion. (Thanks Darren!)

Slow-Mo Car Explosion 2

Slow-Mo Car Explosion 2

There’s no love lost for the late 1990s Chevrolet Cavalier convertible. So unless you have a soft spot for this ugly, anemic ride, you won’t be upset when the Slow Mo Guys blow one to smithereens – in glorious 2500fps slow motion.

How to Tap a Beer Keg

How to Tap a Beer Keg

Rated RR exacts revenge against the finicky beer keg for all the foam it’s sprayed in countless parties. Trusts us, there’s a keg somewhere in that cloud of flame. Detonation cord gets rid of the foam, but it gets rid of the beer too.

Summer of Flight

Summer of Flight

A beautifully-shot promo for the 2013 summer wearables collection from Staple captures models flying through the air in slow-motion, using a Phantom Miro camera. A truly imaginative way to showcase the clothes.

Pitstop Ultra Slow-Mo

Pitstop Ultra Slow-Mo

We’re completely fascinated by the speed and dexterity of race car pit crews, and now we know why. Watch in awe as Red Bull’s Formula 1 crew works their 2.05 seconds of magic before the lenses of high-speed cameras.

Slow Motion Underwater Guns

Slow Motion Underwater Guns

In honor of Shark Week, Richard Ryan gives us some fascinating and artistic info, as he shoots hollow point and 9mm ammo underwater and presents it to us in the glorious slow motion.

Alligator Death Roll

Alligator Death Roll

Alligators and crocodiles have a special move they do to help rip the flesh from their prey. Now, watch this awesome and brutal feat of strength as captured by the high-speed camera of Earth Unplugged.

AK-47 Underwater Slow Mo

AK-47 Underwater Slow Mo

Destin of Smarter Every Day teamed up with the Slow Mo Guys to capture what happens when you shoot an AK-47 underwater. At 27,450 fps, we see a gas bubble and a water jet emerge along with the bullet.

The Revenge of the Beasts

The Revenge of the Beasts

Filmmaker Sebastian Linda wanted to capture the sense of awe that he felt as a kid when he first saw a skateboarder jump. We think he nailed it. The song is Conquest of Spaces by Woodkid. See the making of video here.

Ruler Reflex Test

Ruler Reflex Test

Distort conducts an informal test of human reflexes by having people catch a ruler that’s dropped at random. But what impressed us most was the $20 bill test in the beginning. We wonder if there’s anyone who can catch it.

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