I’ve always been a fan of slow motion in video. Helps tell the story. Let’s people focus on the now. Gives a different perspective on all the subjects in the shot. Or, things just look cooler when slowed down. Whether it is a Wes Anderson signature scene:
(Cue Royal Tenenbaums clip here)
Or Life Aquatic:
or in replays of a sporting event. With the super hi-speed cameras becoming more and more accessible, it will be cool to see what different film makers and marketing geniuses come up with to help augment telling of a story. Here’s a fun reel to watch of some super slo-mo footage shot with a Phantom. (This agency seems to be channeling their inner 12 year-old boy with some of these stunts).