Another new added feature, slow motion view, is designed to
help you grab just the right high-res still of fast action Set the camera to shoot at 30 full-res photos
per second for up to 2 seconds to capture some ultra-fast event like a
ballplayer swinging a bat. And it starts capturing pics before you even snap a
photo. The recording starts when you press the shutter button down halfway to
Right after the fact, the 60 pics play back in slow mo so
you can choose the perfect shot right on the spot. And you save just that to
the memory card, instead of filling it up with an unbearable boatload of photos
that you have to review after the fact on your PC.
We wanted to shoot some pics and videos ourselves—like
roulette wheels in slow motion, but the preproduction EX-F1 on hand were still
really buggy. Best we could do was this grainy footage of pre-shot clips
playing back on the camera—a movie of a movie.
Casio says the final models will be available in March in Japan and in the US sometime later in the spring. I
want one!—Sean Captain
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