Thursday, May 22, 2008

High Speed: Cheese grater 300/600/1200 demo

This is my cheese grater in the sink under running water. Between these shots, the camera remained in the same position. only the FPS setting and the lighting were adjusted. as you can see, the higher the speed, the smaller the frame size.

300 FPS. 10 seconds=1 second of RL

600 FPS. 20 seconds=1 second of RL

1200 FPS. 40 seconds=1 second of RL

Something about the 1200 clips really appeals to me. Its like a tiny window into into a bizarre world you encounter every day, but are not able to appreciate. I cant wait to explore it more!

High Speed: Bic lighter

Notes: 1200FPS in a moderately lit room. First video I took. High speed videos unsurprisingly require a LOT of light. Even fire seems a little dim

Casio EX-F1

For the last several years I have been fascinated with high speed photography. Even rental of equipment capable of higher than 60fps has been cost prohibitive for me. With casio releasing one of the first consumer high speed video cameras, I couldn't resist jumping on the opportunity to experiment more with the format.