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If you check the forums for popular consumer cameras and smartphones, you’ll find thousands of people wondering why their slow motion videos always turn out so dark. This common question, “Why are slow motion videos so dark?”, is one of the most frequently asked photography questions of the modern age.
Many people have purchased a slow motion capable camera with dreams of YouTube fame, imagining themselves smashing pumpkins and water balloons in brilliant slow mo. While you can find professional high speed cameras for sale today, most consumer cameras aren’t capable of creating high quality slow motion because of this exact problem.
So why are slow motion videos so dark? To understand the answer, we have to explain how cameras work in the first place.
Most professional TV and movie footage is (more…)
You can’t tell when she’s on the mat, but Simone Biles stands at a miniscule 4-foot-9-inches tall.
As the world gears up for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team is hard at work in their quest for the gold. Every four years, a strange spotlight falls onto the women’s gymnastics team, which is consistently one of the most-watched and most-competitive events in any Olympics game.
In a world dominated by male athletes, the women’s gymnastics team has inspired countless young girls to discover gymnastics for kids, signing up for gymnastics classes at local academies all over the country.
And while few people know her name, yet, gymnastics experts say she’s po (more…)
How does ballistic body armor work? Body armor plates and tactical body armor is the very definition of technology and science colliding. Using the very best materials for the most hazardous of situations, these complex pieces of wearable equipment are often the only thing standing in-between a person and certain death when out on the […]
According to research done by the Pew Research Center, 3 in 10 American adults say that they currently own a gun. If you ask any American why they own guns, specifically pistols, one of the answers that you are most likely to receive is “for protection purposes.” In a world where times are constantly changing […]
Barbecuing is a big business in the United States. About 75% of American households now own a grill, according to the Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association, and 60% of us are grilling outside during every season of the year. With so many people grilling, it just makes sense that there are a lot of barbecue […]