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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #435 on: June 05, 2021, 08:18:07 PM »
Hello all, I recently posted a highlight reel from two years of slow motion lightning video captured with a Chronos 1.4 at 1,500 FPS across the Great Plains & Midwest.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=gn4keBuPS54

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« Reply #436 on: June 06, 2021, 02:48:48 AM »
... highlight reel from two years of slow motion lightning ...

Beautiful. I've tried the same but where I live we rarely have clear skies with lightening - almost always socked in.

What lens did you use?

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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #437 on: June 08, 2021, 06:44:58 AM »
Hoooooolyyy sh..... this looks amazing.
Is this footage edited in some way? I also tried to record lightning but at 1,500 fps it doesn't look nearly as much detail and "slowness" .

Awesome footage!

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« Reply #438 on: June 12, 2021, 10:22:58 AM »
Thank you!    It's challenging to get lightning shots to work well.   What you're really shooting with high speed is the initial "leaders" which are much dimmer than the main "return stroke" that other cameras are capturing.    These only tend to expose well within a couple of miles distance. 

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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #439 on: June 14, 2021, 11:14:08 PM »
I revisited my ballistic gel tests.

This time I had an air rifle, crossbows and a CO2 Shotgun with home made 3d printed projectiles with me.

It's interesting how much further the little lead diabolos penetrate in comparison to the (medieval) crossbow bolt wich should still have more energy but beeing was fatter

https://youtu.be/5gf0XIRMVME

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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #440 on: June 21, 2021, 06:18:49 AM »

Here is a video I made about my latest project that includes clips from the Chronos 1.4.  I mounted a Chronos in a rocket to capture some amazing footage.
https://vimeo.com/558878230
The Chronos clips can be found at 00:05, 08:30 and 11:30 if you don't care to watch the rest of the video.

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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #441 on: June 22, 2021, 06:10:48 AM »
Jesus, where did the Chronos 1.4 land? :-)


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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #442 on: June 22, 2021, 08:27:42 AM »
This year I've been shooting lightning with the 1.4 at 6,000 FPS.   (Actual framerate is 6,002 fps at 640 x 354).   The following is the best storm I've had for this purpose, with 17 captures at that setting.   I also had a 30fps camera recording simultaneously for most of them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKopbGvL93A

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Re: Chronos 1.4 Footage Thread
« Reply #443 on: June 22, 2021, 12:01:35 PM »
Found some 1.4 Footage of electrically exploded Flesh on YT:
 https://youtu.be/DQ67njnNaxw?t=274
 also, damn, they did some things to this lens, looks like its had a rough live.