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#1 James B

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 07:18 PM

Hi
Working on a concept for my reel that involves a shattered bottle in slow motion dramatically lit.

Unfortunately I cannot afford the $2,500 day it would cost to rent a Phantom Flex (+ technician!)

Are there any other more affordable options for this type of work?
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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 08 July 2012 - 08:13 PM

You could try to get hold of a Sony FS-700. They go up to 240fps at very decent quality.

I shot this on one:

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#3 Karel Bata

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Posted 09 July 2012 - 06:02 AM

Take a look at the Olympus i-speed. Here's a test I shot with it



1000, 750, and 500fps


EDIT

Nicely done Phil! ;)

Edited by Karel Bata, 09 July 2012 - 06:05 AM.

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