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Ultra High Speed Cameras – How do you film a tank shell in flight or a Nuclear bomb test?
   Curious Droid
  Published: 2 months ago


Ever wondered how they film a tank shell in flight for over 100m meters like it was travelling at walking speed or the instant of a nuclear explosion.
In this video, I look at the super high-speed cameras that can run at millions of frames per second that were made well before the modern electronic ones of today as well have the amazing flight follower systems and the fastest real-time tracker in the world.

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1 day ago
Nice video... and love the British accent..

2 days ago
Film the sky with this cameras.... What you see it's amazing!! Why never film in the sun this camera is constructed for this objects to catch him....!

2 days ago
Another British invention not surprised.

3 days ago
Thank you! That was one of the best and most fascinating overviews of high speed photography/videography yet!

3 days ago
Its all smoke and mirrors :)

3 days ago
Nice shirt though.

4 days ago
Thank you for your highly informative video. You did a great job.

4 days ago
Steak camera

4 days ago
So very cool. Thank you for the video.

4 days ago
great work droid

4 days ago
first of all, there is no footage because there IS NO FILM.

5 days ago
Video was liked at the 0:23 mark. That's incredible!!!

5 days ago
A 4yo little boy named LJ from W.V. in the United states came up with the idea of using the mirrors in front of a camera. It took them years to figure it out. The mirror has to move less distance than the camera. To track a fast moving object.

6 days ago

6 days ago
25million fps
thats 1.5 billion frames per minute
theres 7.442 billion people on earth
in less than 5 minutes it could take a picture of every human on earth .. wow

1 week ago

1 week ago
Awesome video, sir! Excellent shirt!

1 week ago
That's Awesome stuff mate!

1 week ago
Cool video, and good piece of information

2 weeks ago
Someone tell the SloMo Guys that it's time to update their cameras. :-p

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