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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…)
The world is a dangerous place. For those that work a dangerous field, the right equipment can be the one thing standing between a person and death. Body armor for police knows this and prepares for this with state-of-the-art materials that can withstand punctures, heavy temperatures and extreme conditions. A tactical plate carrier, steel-toed boots […]
When you think about it…most of the world’s cultures have some connection to the water. After all, it’s estimated as much as 90% of the Earth’s surface is covered in oceans. Why wouldn’t boating, fishing, swimming, surfing and diving be some of the most ancient and beloved ways of enjoying the great outdoors? When you […]
Water sports are an entertaining and athletic way to enjoy the summer water. Watersports include water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, tubing, and even kayaking. In just 2016, 13.8% of the U.S. population six and up participated in water sports. Wakeboarding is one of the most common water sports. In 2015, over 3.2 million people participated […]