The Zapruder film is a silent, 8mm color motion picture sequence shot by private citizen Abraham Zapruder with a home-movie camera. Zapruder filmed President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade as it passed through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. This film unexpectedly captured the President’s assassination.
In 1997 McCrone Associates worked with the National Archives and the family of the late Abraham Zapruder, to preserve Zapruder’s 8mm film of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This fascinating video shows how the most most famous 8mm film was digitally restored.
Slow motion makes nearly everything look better. Apple’s new iPhone 5s can do something no other smart phone cannot do – shoot 120 fps. The Canon 7D, the Panasonic GH3 and G5, Sony NEX 5, 6, 7, as well as my own Sony Ea50 all shoot 50p/60p. Straight out of the camera it looks pretty […]Read More