This new video by Tyler Johnson puts The Matrix’s bullet time special effects to shame. Using his own homemade camera array out of 24 GoPro cameras, Tyler captured Go Pro Camera‘s music supervisor David Kelley breathing fire in flow motion that has the web drooling.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/10/17/fire-breathing-with-gopro-array/
When The Matrix debuted back in 1999, the stunning visuals–commonly referred to as ‘bullet time‘ special effects–blew the world away. Their state of the art camera techniques have since been copied, parodied, and spoofed countless times by Hollywood.
But for years, only the big studios with even bigger budgets could create such dazzling images. Now that technology is only accelerating at ever greater speeds, small time artists and producers can replicate the effects.
Just take Marc Donahue, who created stunning ‘bullet time’ visuals with his homemade array of GoPro cameras. The shutter speeds aren’t perfectly synced, but that only results in even more interesting visuals.
The project was covered more in depth on FStoppers. Now, the week old video stands with over 30,000 views, and is only picking up viral momentum.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/03/16/homemade-gopro-camera-array-creates-stunning-matrix-style-bullet-time-visuals/
Happy Independence Day! To celebrate properly, Jeremiah made his own bullet time-style video using GoPro cameras inspired by The Matrix.
Of course, he had to use fireworks on camera to honor the 4th of July, and now his hard work has paid off, as his video has gone viral, garnering over 200,000 hits.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/07/04/bullet-times-fireworks-with-gopro/