Watch a Model Submarine Explode In Super Slow Motion

It's a fact: Explosions look cooler underwater.

Explosions and slow-motion are two things that go perfectly together, and when a model submarine explosion is paired with a mind-boggling 28,500 frames per second camera, seeing flames flying in slow motion becomes even more special since it is underwater.

In this video by the Youtube channel Slow Mo Guys, Gavin explains how he took a miniature submarine, placed it inside a fish tank, and blew it up with some depth charges. The video looks extremely realistic and enables you to see everything from the shockwaves to the joints rippling. If you're curious about the gear, Gavin says that they put a GoPro Hero9 Black to shoot the underwater scenes. The exterior shots were done with Phantom cameras.

Chances are, this video won’t satisfy your never-ending thirst for slow-motion shots, but no worries, there are plenty more where that came from. You may want to watch this video where they recorded gunshots underwater or this one, where Gav makes a 3,632ºF (2000°C) thermite land in a tank of cool water. Enjoy!

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