Slow motion footage is created by running a video camera at at faster rate than the normal 29.97 frames per second. The amazing Phantom VEO 710 camera can shoot 1 million frames per second. This makes one second last more than nine hours! And it comes with a price – $40,000.
An Inexpensive Slow Motion Camera
For the rest of us, slow motion is a lot more affordable. Today there are many choices for an inexpensive slow motion camera. The following 4 cameras offer some of the best value.
LUMIX GH5 $2000
4K: Max. 60fps & FHD: Max. 180fps
4K video capture and up to 60fps, in-body image stabilization, and programmable focus racks. It also boasts internal 4K/30p 10-bit 4:2:2 video capture. The GH5 has a 20MP Four Thirds sensor so there is no cropping in video. With the optional microphone unit, the GH5 offers professional audio. VideoUniversity review.
SONY RX10 III $1399
3840 x 2160p at 24 fps, 30 fps
1920 x 1080p at up to 960 fps
4K video capture with a massive zoom lens 24-600mm equivalent F2.4-4 lens.
Reviews and more information from Amazon.
From the British Slow Motion Camera Company Limited
It began as a Kickstarter project. Now they offer a range of slow motion cameras.
720 1000 fps, 4K 2000 fps
1280 x 720p at 750 fps
640 x 480p at 3500 fps
GOPRO HERO6 BLACK $409
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