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The internet is complete thanks to this incredible slow motion footage of a goshawk attacking a water balloon

We've seen high-speed photography and slow-motion video footage of birds in flight. We've seen high-speed photography and slow-motion video footage of water balloons popping. What we haven't seen so far is a bird of prey eviscerating a water balloon with its claws mid-flight in slow-motion. Until now.

Thanks to the brilliant folks over at Earth...

Your next smartphone could shoot high-def, super slow-mo video, thanks to Toshiba


 
 

If you're a fan of the dreamy, surreal look that a super slow-motion effect can lend to your videos -- or you just want to analyze your golf swing in fine detail -- then Toshiba has good news for you. The company has just announced a new image sensor aimed at smartphones and tablets that promises an impressive 240...

Match catching fire at 4000 fps reveals a strange, grotesque landscape

The human eye can follow action only so quickly, so we don't get to see the fine details when things happen at very high speeds -- for example the explosion of a water balloon, or the firing of a bullet. This is where slow-motion footage comes in, which is usually recorded with specialized cameras, such as the Phantom Flex, at very high framerates,...

Slow-mo video booths, coming soon to a wedding near you! (VIDEO)


 
 

In the eternal war of one-upmanship that is the wedding-industrial complex, everyone wants their wedding to be the most unique and special thing ever imagined. And every photographer who has worked a wedding knows that that applies to them too. Well, how's this for something that you probably haven't seen at a...

Watch soccer superstar Lionel Messi turn into Tron in this high-speed light video

 
 

We've posted some cool high-speed videos shot with Phantom cameras before but this is one of the most fantastic clips we've seen yet. It features soccer (aka football) superstar Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona dressed in a LED-laden suit and cleats running and dribbling a molded, LED football in the dark like a World Cup...

Super high-speed video booth shows that everything is better in slow motion (VIDEO)

 
 

Bruton Stroube is a commercial photography and video studio in St. Louis, MO that recently threw a party for various advertising types. But rather than intalling a boring old photobooth at the party, they set up their Phantom high-speed camera and let the attendees go wild at 1500fps, which produced some amazing, super...

James Nares’ hypnotic “Street” movie captures New York City in slow motion

Artist James Neares' video "Street" takes one of the world's most bustling and fast-paced cities, New York, and slows it down to a crawl. Filmed over a week in September of 2011, Neares recorded 16 hours of footage from the street of the Big Apple, which were cut down to three minutes of real time footage. But since he shot in incredibly high speed, that's 61 minutes of...

Watch a black leopard and a domestic house cat go mano-a-mano in super slow mo (VIDEO)

 
 

Cuddly house cats and their ferocious, jungle cousins aren't really that different. As evidence, check out the super slow motion video below comparing a black leopard to a black domestic cat and watch for all the feline similarities.

The video was captured with a Phantom camera, capable of shooting up to 2500 frames...

Here’s a video of dogs catching balls underwater in slow motion at 1000 frames a second

 
 

Happy Friday everyone!

Remember those images of dogs catching balls underwater that everyone went crazy for earlier this year? Well, this is sort of the video version of that.

The slow motion clip was shot at 1000fps to 2500fps using a Photron Fastcam and a Phantom high-speed camera.

The video was directed and...