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Rolling Shutter Causes Plane to Drop Boomerang Bombs

The rolling shutter used by the majority of consumer CMOS sensors can do crazy things to photos and videos. The video above shows what an airplane propeller looks like when shot with a Nokia N95. The rolling shutter makes the plane looks as if it’s dropping boomerang bombs that quickly disappear into thin air.

This topic also came up a couple weeks ago when a strange photograph of a boy caused debate regarding whether or not a rolling shutter was the culprit. In case your wondering, DSLRs have this issue as well.


 
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  • http://www.pixelpollen.com Sam

    How funny, that looks very cool.

  • Karp

    This is seriously cool!

  • http://twitter.com/HappyTinfoilCat Happy Tinfoil Cat

    There is a Russian helicopter whose rotors do not need to turn, to fly.

  • http://twitter.com/catsfive catsfive

    Yeah, awesome! Wow, that’s neat. I first noticed this when trying to slow down golf club swings. My friend had that Casio that would shood 1200 fps. The golf club would bend!

  • http://twitter.com/catsfive catsfive

    Yeah, awesome! Wow, that’s neat. I first noticed this when trying to slow down golf club swings. My friend had that Casio that would shood 1200 fps. The golf club would bend!

  • http://twitter.com/Deathgleaner G. Liu

    So THAT’s how people get UFO photographs!

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