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iPhone 4 Shutter Captures Guitar Strings in a Fun Way [Video]

YouTube user justkylevids stuck his iPhone 4 inside an acoustic guitar and decided to record how playing guitar looked from inside the guitar. Due to the camera’s rolling shutter, the resulting video is actually really neat, making the guitar strings look like wavy computer generated-strings. Justkylevids provides tips on how to recreate the effect:

• You must have the strings brightly backlit to get the camera to capture at such a high frame rate (pure conjecture). You can see how the effect fades when the buildings come into view.
• Use a pencil [to position the phone inside the guitar]
*This was used with the front facing camera, try the back camera, it may capture better!

So, give it a go and see if justkylevids was justkytrolling.

(via kottke)

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