The Phantom HD Gold, a camera that brings out the life in things by capturing it in super slow motion, was used to film the oh so lovely ocean. Everything takes on a different personality in slow motion: waves look like jello, whitecaps look like cocaine and surfers, well, surfers are always awesome.
Best part of Shark Week? Watching a 4200-pound fish jump five feet clear of the water. This $118,000 high speed camera is what Discovery Channel uses to capture those breathtaking moments in glorious HD.
Enjoying Shark Week, are we? If you've been admiring the slow-mo camera work and wondering just how they manage it, here's the $118,000 answer: Phantom Gold. No, that's not a condom brand, it's a a limited-edition pro-cam.
It's getting to the point where I'm not sure there's anything not improved by slow motion. Even one of the most lavish—and most brutally upended—breakfast spreads I've ever seen. Will nobody think of the bacon?