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Plane Propeller Recorded With Cell Phone

Hey propeller, you`re doing it wrong! [We think this is called the stroboscopic effect?]

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Plane Propeller Recorded With Cell Phone. Hey propeller, you`re doing it wrong! [We think this is called the stroboscopic effect?]
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Shokz
Male, 18-29, Europe
 117 Posts
Sunday, September 12, 2010 5:15:25 PM
I believe it's to do with how terrible phone cameras are - they record a part of the image at a time and work downwards, therefore for each frame they record different parts of the image at slightly different times. This just happens to be the effect a rotating blade forms.

lazerdude
Male, 13-17, Europe
 222 Posts
Saturday, September 11, 2010 4:56:09 AM
OMG! That video was so interesting. Some propellor looking as if its falling down. Some pretty amazing stuff there.

Chaotix_404
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 29 Posts
Friday, September 10, 2010 1:11:06 AM
I'm cheesed. and Wow... that`s some trippy stuff

mac_n_cheese
Male, 13-17, Europe
 148 Posts
Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:53:41 PM
remember, modern cameras can only record are around 25fps, so if the propellor if rotating at higher than 25 revs per sec, this video is only showing part of the rotating action, thus this effect :)

haru0_0san
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 43 Posts
Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:40:36 AM
O_O i just cant understand it. . .. dear God!!

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