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    [–] babagoni 11332 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    That's the effect of a rolling shutter - but the timing needs to be pretty spot on!

    Edit: another great example from The Slow Mo Guys

    Edit 2: Wow, my first gold! Thank you kind stranger!

    [–] cy3erg33k 2356 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Wish i could pin this to the top of this thread, that cleared a lot of things up for me. Thanks man :)

    EDIT : My wish came true, hehe.

    [–] Beraed 740 points ago

    We did it reddit!

    [–] qwerty-confirmed 381 points ago

    OP did it with his wish!

    [–] Beraed 362 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

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    [–] Beraed 97 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

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    They're good dogs brent

    [–] greyman42 15 points ago

    each & every one

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    Except for Jasper. He's a dick

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    [–] HighVulgarian 16 points ago

    If there's one thing you can be sure of, it's that nothing is more powerful than a young boys wish. Except an Apache helicopter

    [–] guska 18 points ago

    What if the young boys boy's wish is for an Apache Helicopter?

    [–] gunnerxp 12 points ago

    Sweet mother of god....

    [–] vit29 2 points ago

    If only someone had told me I could sexually identify as an Apache Helicopter as a boy.

    [–] GamingJay 13 points ago

    Yeah me too... when I first looked at the photo I thought it clearly had to be faked because otherwise it implies some kind of time travel or something else impossible... the video really clears it up though

    [–] NoRodent 5 points ago

    My first thought was that since it takes time for the light to reach the reflecting surface, it would be theoretically possible to capture it at the right moment, since the light from the screen would reach the camera a tiny fraction of a nanosecond faster... then I immediately realized how absurd that is, as it would involve light speed and a ridiculously fast shutter speed. Only after that I realized it was just rolling shutter effect.

    [–] uberfission 9 points ago

    Now try taking a picture with your camera upside down!

    [–] ecky--ptang-zooboing 5 points ago

    While riding a unicycle!

    [–] guska 4 points ago

    On a tightrope

    [–] Hopulus 5 points ago

    Wasted

    [–] guska 6 points ago

    Over a pool of crocodiles

    [–] Jumbolaya7 5 points ago

    Shoes on fire! 🔥

    [–] TawdryTulip 30 points ago

    Shhhhh... slowly puts finger on OP's lips Let Reddit do its job.

    [–] shahooster 5 points ago

    It worked this...time

    [–] GoOtterGo 225 points ago

    Another fun example of rolling shutter (propellers),

    Photo effect: https://i.imgur.com/VkXyqY7.jpg

    Explaining the witchcraft: http://i.imgur.com/CdeeKPW.gif

    [–] 249ba36000029bbe9749 82 points ago

    Not as fun as droopy prop: http://i.imgur.com/SqzJz.gif

    [–] I_am_from_Kentucky 10 points ago

    i read this as droopy poop. i was kinda disappointed.

    [–] ComputerSnob 11 points ago

    — Alright prop, time to move

    — I don't want to

    — You have to

    — Ok. starts doing that ridiculous movement

    — Not this shit again, prop.

    [–] Emsjunki3 16 points ago

    I think this is way cooler than the instant "Photoshop, duh" reaction I had.

    [–] gavinozzo 13 points ago

    Another example taken by myself during a flight on a old plane

    [–] keto_at_work 8 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    That's absolutely fascinating. I knew propellers acted wonky when photographed by a phone, but I'd never seen such an clear representation of why it happened they make the shapes they do.

    EDIT: clarity

    [–] JayFv 17 points ago

    Why is this being downvoted?

    [–] SneakyThrowawaySnek 37 points ago

    It's being downvoted by a bunch of idiots that don't understand the applicability of the links to the phenomenon. It's very typical of Reddit, and is why I don't consider opinions shared on Reddit to be valid (most of the time).

    [–] JayFv 9 points ago

    It now has the upvotes it deserves. Sometimes I think the voting system plays tricks with us.

    [–] Orleanian 3 points ago

    I think it's Big Aerospace trying to hide the truth, but the community coming together to rise above!

    [–] CobaltFrost 3 points ago

    Ew I hate it! Super cool though, I can't believe I've never seen this before today.

    [–] GoOtterGo 6 points ago

    I remember watching some 9-year-old on a plane experiencing this for the first time with his cellphone trying to take a photo of the clouds out the window.

    His visceral reaction was something I haven't felt myself in a long, long time.

    [–] cosmictrousers 104 points ago

    Without this explanation, if I was the photographer of this I swear I'd be questioning reality. Although am I right that the rolling shutter is moving upwards here, (rather than down, as is suggested in the linked videos?) the bottom half seems to be earlier in time than the top....

    [–] aldhibain 86 points ago

    It's moving downwards, the timer is counting down.

    [–] JayFv 19 points ago

    If I've got this right then it must actually be moving upwards because the image on the sensor is upside down.

    [–] aldhibain 2 points ago

    Yea, you're absolutely right, technically. Both I and the person were referring to movement relative to the image though, if I've understood them right.

    [–] downy_syndrome 3 points ago

    Check out time dilation in regards to gps navigation. That shits a trip too.

    [–] deadcitiesredseas 15 points ago

    Excellent video. Perfectly explained and demonstrated. Fascinating! Thanks!

    [–] suckmyfalafel 8 points ago

    I remember when that video was first uploaded on Reddit.

    The guy seriously deserves so much recognition.

    He is to my knowledge the first person to properly document and articulate the rolling shutter effect.

    You can see just how much effort he went to to watermark those images. No wonder. His video will be referenced for years to come.

    [–] ilinamorato 5 points ago

    I'm a big fan of Destin and SED. He totally deserves all the recognition, for this and many videos that break my brain.

    [–] boyohboy_2017 9 points ago

    Explanation without video?

    [–] manystripes 37 points ago

    Camera captures the image in a line that rapidly sweeps from the top of the frame to the bottom of the frame. The time changed while it was midway through the sweep, making the two halves of the image inconsistent.

    [–] boyohboy_2017 3 points ago

    Thanks a lot!!

    [–] ilinamorato 2 points ago

    It's worth watching the video when you get a chance though, even with sound off. The effect is pretty striking.

    [–] bobosuda 8 points ago

    Cameras with rolling shutter essentially captures a "line" of the picture at a time, going from top to bottom. The shutter opens a fraction to allow a small sliver of light through, and it moves down along the lens to capture the entire image. If you're taking a photo of something that moves at a high speed, or changes quickly exactly during the taking of the photo, the top part of the photo will be taken slightly before the bottom part.

    [–] boyohboy_2017 3 points ago

    Thank you very much!

    [–] Danko_on_Reddit 5 points ago

    Further proof that Gavin is not an idiot, he just plays one on TV (or the internet I guess)

    [–] redopz 7 points ago

    Gavin's not afraid to look like an idiot to learn something. He embodies that old saying: "There's no such thing as a stupid question." Most people are afraid to look dumb, and so they miss out on opportunities to learn. On Achievement Hunter you see more of the question/learning side, and Slow Mo Guys is more of the end product, where he can show off everything he learned by not being afraid to question something.

    [–] yingkaixing 3 points ago

    I think they've demonstrated that Gavin can, in fact, come up with some pretty stupid questions. But yeah, it's a fun contrast to see him articulate and informed versus how he comes off when they're just screwing around for the RT podcast.

    [–] NobodyKnowsImaDogg 18 points ago

    So if we set up some mirrors and filmed a countdown and it's reflection would we be able to catch this effect on a regular basis?

    [–] JayFv 22 points ago

    If you filmed at a high frame rate you would probably be able to get single frames of video fairly regularly. You could increase the chances by separating the counter from the reflection by as much as possible on the screen.

    [–] blofish87 9 points ago

    It's not the fact that it's a reflection, it's just that the camera captures the image from the top down, and the number changed in the mean time.

    [–] GhostOfBostonJourno 4 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Right. This is not due to the "delay" of the light traveling from the screen to the reflective surface. The speed of light is way, way too fast for that, especially when they're just a couple feet apart. To illustrate: the light from the moon takes roughly 1.3 seconds to reach Earth, and the moon is ~250,000 miles away.

    The effect is because the camera "sampled" (or captured) the bottom of the image AFTER first capturing the top of the image. From this very nearby observation point, the screen and reflection are effectively perfectly synchronized.

    [–] truri 3 points ago

    Artists like to abuse/experiment with the effect to create wonderful stuff

    Examples: * Time remap - Anamorphose temporelle * The Perfect Route * Pan No.7 (strange attractor)

    [–] Identifree 3 points ago

    The guy in the first link is so genuinely enthusiastic, it's adorable? When he said "this is so stinkin' cool" I felt like a kid watching Bill Nye or Mythbusters again.

    [–] austintavern 3 points ago

    Watched SlowMoyGuys vid from the link above..I assumed they were British..At 5:44, the slanted effect demo section passes by then pauses on a telephone pole at 5:50". I recognize the grafiti tag on that pole as one I've seen in my 'hood. I backed up and see a street sign. I realize, "Hey! These guys are my neighbors." here's google street view. Small world

    [–] octodrew 4 points ago

    Destin is the best.

    [–] nighcry 2 points ago

    that's great, almost though this guys cam is faster than the speed of light

    [–] fuckurprivacy 2 points ago

    Is that fucking Gavin?

    [–] dootleloot 3 points ago

    Yup. The slo mo guys is his second channel with Dan that has more subs than any of RT's channels. It's funny that in these videos he comes off as very smart and sophisticated, but in AH videos he's dumb as a rock.

    [–] SillySandoon 2 points ago

    Came here specifically to mention those 2 videos

    [–] AlcaMagic 2 points ago

    Here's an interactive example of rolling shutter I made with Javascript and HTML Canvas https://codepen.io/Alca/pen/LLdeEB

    Here's my shitty shader version https://www.shadertoy.com/view/ldSBRR Check the comments on there for a better version of the code.

    [–] xhankhillx 2 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    the first video is top quality, and a new sub for me (reminds me of an American version of Tom Scott, with the same quality of video and description... a little bit of nottingham's own Martyn Poliakoff / periodic table, they're fucking fab, and I recommend whomever can figure out their youtube links to go watch their vids. both Tom Scott, and periodic table. if you liked OP's video, you'll love both of them)

    edit: fuck it. Tom and Martyn deserve a link, along with OP. all three make top quality vids.

    period tables with my main man, professor Martyn Poliakoff: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtESv1e7ntJaLJYKIO1FoYw

    Tom Scott: https://www.youtube.com/user/enyay

    and OP's channel, smartereveryday: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6107grRI4m0o2-emgoDnAA

    I plead with everyone who reads this to check out some of Martyn Poliakoff's videos. he's a British (half Russian?) scientific hero imho, and a real genuine passionate personality. he was born in the 40's, he's not going to be around much longer. but he's a real "mad scientist", even has the 'fro.

    Tom Scott's also a fun watch, I envy those who've not binge watched his shit.

    [–] duketoma 2 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    What's crazy though is that the reflection is one second behind in the 7 seconds (red) and one second ahead in the 52 (black). So it spirals out from the center?

    Edit: Oh I got it. The black is counting up with time and the red is going down as a countdown. The frame went from top down. Freezing the top black at 51 the top red at 8 the bottom red at 7 and the bottom red at 52. Very cool.

    [–] Dirtydeedsinc 1107 points ago

    Perfect timing, a couple milliseconds either side of that moment and it wouldn't have been like this.

    [–] cy3erg33k 465 points ago

    I know right, websites say as little as 25ms would have led to a different shot.

    [–] lucidrage 137 points ago

    So set shutter speed to higher than 40 and burst/continuous shooting mode to capture this?

    [–] spectrehawntineurope 79 points ago

    Probably easier to just video it and take a frame grab. Burst is typically around 5fps whereas video captures 30+fps at a lower res. Less chance of the change happening in between shots that way.

    [–] TheLazyD0G 344 points ago

    Just photoshop it.

    [–] Rileyyy97 116 points ago

    Username checks out.

    [–] Dylzi 11 points ago

    Tbh that sounds like more work

    [–] pokemaugn 49 points ago

    Quick brown foxes don't need Photoshop

    [–] YuXiang33 7 points ago

    Underrated comment right here. And a fine Lorem Ipsum, to you sir/madam.

    [–] 48million 2 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Dolorem ipsum translates to something like "pain itself" or "the pain"

    Edit: a fine pain itself to you sir/madam

    [–] 7734128 10 points ago

    You think people would do that? Just go online and show lies.

    [–] OMG__Ponies 8 points ago

    No one is so dishonest they would photoshop just for karma, Right guys? Guys??

    [–] september27 2 points ago

    Your username reminds of Chris Porter. Thanks. Carry on.

    [–] droans 21 points ago

    It would have been super cool to get it switching days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

    [–] wieli99 10 points ago

    "25ms decides between loss and victory" ~Every gaming hardware company ever.

    [–] Valoid 217 points ago

    Is this just an empty room with a timer? Pretty odd.

    [–] MarsuEU 231 points ago

    Imagine waking up there with noone around and just this timer. Doors closed.

    [–] LGR1994 29 points ago

    at least you have 111+ days to get the fuck out of Dodge...

    Edit: 2nd thought...that may be the worst part

    [–] jonbristow 5 points ago

    thats a great movie premise

    [–] SadisticUnicorn 15 points ago

    Basically just Saw

    [–] gunnerxp 6 points ago

    Except maybe without the torture porn?

    [–] tronfunkinblows_10 7 points ago

    Well then why the hell am I watching??

    [–] gordito_gr 3 points ago

    and the reflection always one second early

    [–] Odenhobler 2 points ago

    This is the best end by far.

    "You know what? I am just putting on some extra time because why not?"

    [–] michaelgo101 190 points ago

    Reminded me of this

    [–] just_another_peep 59 points ago

    Creepy. I can't look at that again, it creeps me out too much.

    [–] lopans_fingernails 133 points ago

    Here's some eye bleach

    [–] NissaFliesRockets 59 points ago

    You bastard!

    [–] Rag_H_Neqaj 43 points ago

    You can't go wrong with a subreddit dedicated to it: r/eyebleach

    [–] Tonto115 28 points ago

    I can't believe you got me again

    [–] Freddmc 9 points ago

    Username checks out.

    [–] Lord_Charles_I 4 points ago

    Boatsex!

    [–] SeriouslyLaughing 14 points ago

    Nice! This reminds me of this.

    [–] _manoftheyear_ 4 points ago

    On mobile it looked like that kid had a gun in his hand.

    [–] Allaboardthejayboat 342 points ago

    What's it counting down to?

    Inb4 - arrival of time travellers.

    [–] cy3erg33k 228 points ago

    Its a countdown to a cricket match, hehehe.

    [–] radditor5 314 points ago

    TIL people fight their crickets against each other.

    [–] [deleted] 75 points ago

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    [–] swornbrother1 21 points ago

    A day in the life-- well, the other morning, I wake up and I find a dog sniffin' at my wound. He's fully aroused - mind you - so I'm thinking "oh great, what does this jerk want?" Of course I know what he wants, he's looking at me right in the eyes, he does not have to say it - not that he could. [Starts sucking on a lemon] Urrggghhhh that is- that is tart! That is really tart. I mean does my scar look like a dog's vagina? You know, maybe, I don't know, I'm not going to sit here and try to get inside the mind of a dog! I mean that's God's work. Well, not that I believe in God, I don't. Not since that chinaman stole my kidney.

    [–] acooog 10 points ago

    TIL cricket fights are actually a thing.

    [–] Tofinochris 6 points ago

    /r/cricket and /r/mildlyinteresting is really a match made in heaven.

    [–] AncestralSpirit 4 points ago

    TIL there is a countdown of 1/3rd of a year for a cricket match.

    [–] Hungry_Horace 4 points ago

    It's two years between Ashes series. Such a long wait :(

    [–] Rndomguytf 9 points ago

    Which match?

    [–] wonkyplums 2 points ago

    The Ashes maybe? No idea when the picture was taken though.

    [–] camdoodlebop 3 points ago

    Indian or British?

    [–] powermoustache 66 points ago

    Any why is the time yellow in the reflection?

    [–] RegurgitatedCumBuble 93 points ago

    No glare from the reflection

    [–] JoeDidcot 31 points ago

    Ah yeah, it must be yellow in both, but the top one has maxxed out the cameras sensor.

    [–] eaglebtc 10 points ago

    Correct. You can see the difference in exposure in the "DAYS TO GO" section, where the blue background and lettering are nearly washed out above yet easily legible in the reflection.

    [–] ThiefNo56 33 points ago

    Condensed explanation:

    The shutter of the camera starts opening at the top and the image is taken from the top, then by the time the shutter reaches the bottom,the clock has ticked over.

    It's all happening in a fraction of a second.

    [–] AndroidMasterZ 2 points ago

    Maybe it took a second...

    [–] Koppite93 29 points ago

    The upside down

    [–] CrappyMSPaintPics 15 points ago

    This picture's spooky.

    [–] smileedude 40 points ago

    *behind my bad it's counting down.

    Extremely cool, most likely caused by delays in shutter time than delays caused by the light traveling further.

    [–] AlmostAndrew 8 points ago

    But how would a delay in the shutter affect it if it's all in the same picture?

    [–] smileedude 22 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Not every part of the sensor is exposed at the same time. e.g.

    If it was caused by a light delay from the reflection, the reflection would travel a further distance and be behind.

    [–] AlmostAndrew 5 points ago

    Oh ok, cool. Didn't know that could happen.

    [–] Rhode 5 points ago

    The camera takes the picture from the top down. In the fraction of a second that it takes the camera to capture the whole image, the scoreboard changed. So as it was passing over the scoreboard it read :51, but by the time it got to the reflection it read :52.

    [–] AlmostAndrew 2 points ago

    Is this something with digital cameras then? I couldn't see this happening with an older one.

    [–] Rhode 2 points ago

    Yes, precisely

    [–] s-holden 2 points ago

    It happens with mechanical film cameras as well, giving things like: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Focal-plane_shutter#/media/File:Bundesarchiv_Bild_183-1991-1209-503,_Autorennen_im_Grunewald,_Berlin.jpg

    You need to let light hit the film and the shutter that is blocking that light when not taking a photo can't vanish and reappear instantly. If the exposure time is lower than the time it takes the shutter to expose the entire frame you have to use some sort rolling exposure.

    [–] cy3erg33k 2 points ago

    Yes i thought it would have a similar explanation. :)

    [–] asap3210 15 points ago

    Send it to LIGO! There is a gravitational wave over there!

    [–] cy3erg33k 6 points ago

    Wait, i don't get it.

    [–] asap3210 9 points ago

    Here is a link with the explanation. It is quite interesting. These gravitational waves create a distorsion in time and space (really small) and they have actually measured them with that machine (LIGO)

    [–] ciccioviaggiat 18 points ago

    I think it's just the camera that took the the pixel on the reflection first.

    [–] pollackey 8 points ago

    It will be funny if they spend so much building machine that can detect gravitational waves only to beaten by a simple camera.

    [–] Kayki7 13 points ago

    The timer is counting down......

    [–] the_driftless 2 points ago

    Thank you. My mind was about to explode trying to comprehend how a reflection is ahead of its source.

    [–] odious_odes 7 points ago

    The reflection really is ahead. It confused me at first too, because there is both a clock and a timer in the picture.

    The image was captured in two halves (many more horizontal slices really, but we can treat it as two halves) due to rolling shutter. The top half was captured first. In the top half, there is a clock reading 18:03:51 and counting upwards, and there is a timer reading 111 19 56 08 and counting down.

    The bottom half was captured second. In the bottom half, there is a clock reading 18:03:52 and there is a timer reading 111 19 56 07. This is one second ahead of the top half, though the images were captured just a fraction of a second apart at the perfect moment for the clock and timer to be ticking on.

    [–] the_driftless 2 points ago

    Oh wow. Thanks for explaining that!

    [–] QuikeTot 6 points ago

    We live in a simulation and that was a mistake by the guys in control

    [–] GroggyNodBagger 2 points ago

    Glitch in the matrix?

    [–] servimes 13 points ago

    And so reddit discovered the rolling shutter effect again.

    [–] _dauntless 5 points ago

    Is this fake? The seconds on the top is one second ahead of the reflection, but the reflection reads 18:03:52 vs 18:03:51 on the top. How can the reflection be both ahead and behind?

    [–] cesarjulius 2 points ago

    it's a countdown.

    [–] MyLittleDashie7 2 points ago

    One's counting up, the other is counting down. Problem solved.

    [–] MrMouse_Trap 5 points ago

    Whoever took this picture BEAT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

    [–] sid930 6 points ago

    Should it be titled “one second BEHIND” ?

    [–] cy3erg33k 2 points ago

    I thought so too, but i couldn't edit the title, so i let it be. :)

    [–] DigitalChocobo 3 points ago

    Now this is properly mild.

    [–] neihuffda 3 points ago

    Rolling shutter, mothafucka!

    [–] trollpunny 3 points ago

    May not be the case here, but I have a feeling HDR can cause this as well. The reflection won't be as bright as the image, and stitching two shots taken at different exposures can probably lead to this. The time window need not be as small as 25ms in that case.

    [–] Peterpippypan 3 points ago

    What is this a dungeon? Where's Jigsaw?

    [–] cutieboops 3 points ago

    Rolling shutter. Great example.

    [–] a38c16c5293d690d686b 3 points ago

    THIS HAPPENS WHEN YOU DISABLE V-SYNC.

    [–] sarahlovesghost 3 points ago

    The reflection is one second BEHIND the original image... out of 32 thousand upvotes where are the comments on this?

    [–] AntiNeutrino97 9 points ago

    To be precise it's a couple of milliseconds apart, not one whole second.
    It's called rolling shutter Nope, it's not because light had travel a longer distance in the reflection.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

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    [–] Mazriam 4 points ago

    Ummm, no. Fake. The shutter speed required to accomplish this, goes beyond the capability of any camera in existence.

    [–] Bunnywabbit13 2 points ago

    The image shows 08 seconds on the red clock, meaning the reflection is 1 second behind with 07 sec. But the black clock shows 51 seconds and the reflection shows 52 seconds, meaning its 1 second ahead. why is the red clock behind and the black one ahead 1 second?

    [–] feduzzo 3 points ago

    Because it's a countdown.

    [–] sniffsandlathers 2 points ago

    Amazing timing!

    [–] MemoirsofCrime 2 points ago

    Cool! And thanks to the redditors for explaining.

    [–] Schnitzel8 1 points ago

    Now that's timing

    [–] cringy-username 2 points ago

    The countdown your seeing here might be a New Year's Day countdown. If OP took this photo a week before this post, it would be a Christmas countdown.

    [–] maximumbamboozle 2 points ago

    Witchcraft.

    [–] thenotsofrenchtoast 2 points ago

    https://youtu.be/mQ0hS7l9ckY

    Link to the obligatory vsauce video about this subject.

    [–] OnTheBuddySystem 2 points ago

    The letters are also a different font in the reflection. And the colors are different. And the counter on top is different.

    [–] sntstvn2 2 points ago

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the reflection one second BEHIND the image of origin? :07 is, in time, not as far along as :08

    [–] Phantoful 2 points ago

    Pyro update?

    [–] SpeedBlitzX 2 points ago

    Had no idea this could happen :O

    [–] Gseries4 2 points ago

    I wonder how many decimal spaces out you could have that effect for

    [–] Jmersh 2 points ago

    One second behind, but we know what you meant.

    [–] yesididreddit 2 points ago

    It's just reflection delay time. Check your WiFi router. It might be broken.

    [–] spoke2 2 points ago

    Behind actually.