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Check Out This DIY Slow Motion, But Don't Try It At Home

Photo of Paula Bernstein By Paula Bernstein | Indiewire July 21, 2014 at 4:38PM

DIY filmmaker and special effects guru Joey Shanks recently rented the Casio EX-F1 for a week and captured this really cool slow-mo.
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DIY filmmaker and special effects guru Joey Shanks recently asked, "Why do the people with the high speed Phantom camera get to have all the fun?!"

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Shanks, who previously showed us how to do projection mapping and how to light your film with flashlights, rented the Casio EX-F1 for a week for $100 and shot this slow motion footage at 300, 600, and 1200 frames per second. Though he notes it isn't a production level Slo-Mo camera, Shanks said, "It's a great learning tool for capturing really cool slow motion."

That said, be safe and don't try this one at home. Check out the video Shanks produced in association with PBS Digital Studios below:

This article is related to: Joey Shanks, Filmmaker Toolkit: Production, Filmmaker Toolkit: Technology, Filmmaker Toolkit: Student Filmmakers