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01/30/2015 02:17 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Slow Motion Reveals How A DSLR Camera Works, At 10,000 Frames Per Second

Have you ever wondered how a DSLR camera's shutter works when a photograph is snapped? Thanks to YouTube's The Slow Mo Guys, you can wonder no more.

Using a Phantom Flex high-speed digital camera, The Slow Mo Guys’ Gavin Free was able to capture the movements of his Canon 7D’s mechanical shutter at a whopping 10,000 frames per second, revealing what actually happens when the camera takes a picture.

Free compared what happens to the shutter during exposures of various shutter speeds -- from 1/8000th of a second to 1/1000th. The movement is so incredibly quick, it'd be impossible to note the differences with the naked eye.

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Fascinating stuff.

H/T Reddit

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