|exy - 2014-02-11 |
...which is probably what would still end up happening if that had been a body falling instead.
|Nominal - 2014-02-11 |
Is this real? How did the fall get the video to look like that (unless this was a film camera?)? And the manufacturer should make this their commercial if it really did survive a fall like that.
Not that I spend a lot of time in them, but pig pens are probably softer than powdery snow. I'm guessing it's a go-pro, and so far I've seen them take some pretty hard hits on concrete and ice. I was shooting a video on a hike one time and dropped my iphone and it did something similar to that film effect. In my case it was maybe a 100 foot drop down a really steep trail. If you have a smart phone, invest in an otter box. The phone was fine.
He says in the description that he found it 8 months later though, which means it probably went through rain, snow, who knows what else and was buried in pig shit. Yeah if this is real, I want that camera. If it's fake, that'll do pig.
Maybe it's fake and I haven't seen anything quite like that from a digital camera--but then again I also haven't seen other purported dropped-from-a-plane loose camera footage--but there is a practical limit to how quickly the image capture chip can refresh its image, and if your camera is spinning pretty quickly relative to that speed, which maybe it is if it's just been accelerated by a few hundred mile an hour winds, then I feel like such a stroboscopic effect is plausible. But then I'm ignorant. Anyway, if it's fake, I say, not bad.
The way that the effect causes the curve looked similar to the propeller aliasing you see when you take a picture of a propeller with a digital camera, I took it as further confirmation of it being a real thing taken with a digital camera.
http://vimeo.com/22302989 here is how a GO PRO camera captures a propeller. Looks like a very similar aliasing effect.
Also the camera didn't have to survive 8 months, just the storage medium (SD card, right? I've never used a GoPro, although I've thought about getting one to record shows).
Well, I figured a free falling camera wouldn't spin nearly that fast, that after a couple seconds would just straighten out to the position of least air resistance.
Quite the opposite, those cameras are really light. And there are also tons of other videos on youtube of this exact same thing happening, it spins and bounces and survives
This one fell out of the case, bounced and managed to film all the skydivers landing nearby:
|infinite zest - 2014-02-11 |
Enjoy your time in the spotlight while you can, Mr. Pig, for soon you will be a porkchop :(
|Billy the Poet - 2014-02-11 |
My god, it's full of pigs.
|duck&cover - 2014-02-11 |
Alright, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my closeup.
|baleen - 2014-02-11 |
WE DON`T NEED ANOTHER HERO
WE DON`T NEED TO KNOW THE WAY HOME
ALL WE WANT IS LIFE BEYOND
|American Standard - 2014-02-11 |
And of course, since it's a pig, its first reaction is BUT CAN I EAT IT THO.
the other things a pig could do
- run from it
- shit on it
- hump it
- download the contents to its laptop to try find out the owner and return it.
|DavidBowiesLuckyTennisBall - 2014-02-12 |
twirling twirling twirling towards freedom tag?
|SteamPoweredKleenex - 2014-02-12 |
I thought digital cameras didn't have horizontal hold problems! Stupid technology!
|Jet Bin Fever - 2014-02-17 |
5 stars for effort, either way.
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