Quick D: Static Helicopter Blades

  • Published: 12 August 2019
  • Captain Disillusion gets pedantic about the description of a common camera effect.

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Comments • 2 768

  • Elielson Nascimento
    Elielson Nascimento  6 days back

    great video! thanks captain ! you're the best

    • Szpieg 2000
      Szpieg 2000  1 weeks back

      3:15 camera is fake isnt it?

      • super autismo
        super autismo  1 weeks back

        3:54 JESUS

        • extraE MONTAMONTES
          extraE MONTAMONTES  1 weeks back

          The production values of this video are unprecedented in youtube

          • MicEdge
            MicEdge  1 weeks back

            *My physics teacher showed this to me in class, and even he gave the wrong explaination.*

            *I think i have to quit studies and watch YouTube*

            • gottarunmemeboi lolz
              gottarunmemeboi lolz  1 weeks back

              In every video, i know the words, just not in the order you put them in

              • Hank Richard
                Hank Richard  2 weeks back

                5:14 when I saw the red I thought is would say WASTED

                • lance lin
                  lance lin  2 weeks back

                  why is his hair blending in with the camera????? 3:11

                  • Grickery
                    Grickery  2 weeks back

                    I've done this by blinking very quickly, while looking at a ceiling fan.

                    • Xppp1
                      Xppp1  3 weeks back

                      I cant believe CD is fucking DEAD

                      • B n
                        B n  3 weeks back

                        Hi Captain D how can i send you a video to demistify

                        • Timur Timak
                          Timur Timak  3 weeks back

                          That moment of a ceiling fan falling onto a human head was very dissonating.

                          • Marcus Vinicius
                            Marcus Vinicius  4 weeks back

                            So if I punch someone and they dont see it coming does that mean they just need to adjust their frame rate ?

                            • Jack Black
                              Jack Black  4 weeks back

                              Is not a true Captain Disillusion video without him being injured, right? But if it happened in EVERY SINGLE VIDEO then it would be predictable and...

                              • Andrew Jackson
                                Andrew Jackson  4 weeks back

                                The original video title was Frame Rate, but a load of photography students who think they know better "encouraged" the change

                                • Luke Iannone
                                  Luke Iannone  4 weeks back

                                  You were doing the ceiling fan at double time it wasn’t matching the right rpm

                                  • Mr. Cat
                                    Mr. Cat  1 months back

                                    This guy is so god damn smart!

                                    • Rahul Koli 2
                                      Rahul Koli 2  1 months back

                                      man u r awsm love from india. thnx

                                      • s gg
                                        s gg  1 months back

                                        you are amazing you do it all alone with all those editing😊

                                        • deslomator
                                          deslomator  1 months back

                                          Now that's a crossover!

                                          • Jt kire
                                            Jt kire  1 months back

                                            I would hate to go against this guy in terms of knowledge. 😑😑

                                            • r3tr0_Zealot
                                              r3tr0_Zealot  1 months back

                                              My son has epilepsy and spazzed out during this video. Smh

                                              • Deathswitch
                                                Deathswitch  1 months back

                                                the same thing can be done with water droplets as shown in a film called now you see me 2

                                                • Wenyan Wang
                                                  Wenyan Wang  1 months back

                                                  Quick D: Static Helicopter Blades D: D: D:

                                                  • Emmarina
                                                    Emmarina  1 months back

                                                    1:38 *Epilepsy warnings... Anyone?*

                                                    • Pirodestructor
                                                      Pirodestructor  1 months back

                                                      How much time do you need to color your ears like this???😂

                                                      • David Oniga
                                                        David Oniga  1 months back


                                                        • THUN BORG
                                                          THUN BORG  1 months back

                                                          Captain Dissolution, finally a being worthy of assimilation.

                                                          • Thomas Karmy
                                                            Thomas Karmy  1 months back

                                                            Your weak

                                                            • CornierKhan1
                                                              CornierKhan1  2 months back

                                                              Why not just make it 0fps smh /s

                                                              • jmrcsnchz
                                                                jmrcsnchz  2 months back

                                                                Can u debunk the guy that shot his head with shotgun? Seems to be Pretty fake for me

                                                                • H I
                                                                  H I  2 months back

                                                                  These vids are too high quality for YouTube 😂😂😂

                                                                  • dnsbrules
                                                                    dnsbrules  2 months back

                                                                    I’ve use a strobe light and flipped a toy gun and tried to catch it and failed. If we were cameras we wouldn’t be able to catch thrown things.

                                                                    • Klaus Schneirder
                                                                      Klaus Schneirder  2 months back

                                                                      The rpm of the helicopter blades are changing constantly dew to the collective pitch, wich means the fps of the camera must constantly be changing as well for the video to be true.

                                                                      • Michael
                                                                        Michael  2 months back

                                                                        I lol'd at that stupid last joke.

                                                                        • nikushim666
                                                                          nikushim666  2 months back

                                                                          "if you want to see this replicated" just point a potentiometer tuned strobe light at a ceiling fan.

                                                                          • lambert Kasaija
                                                                            lambert Kasaija  2 months back

                                                                            Hey captain, is this video real, the drone has some unreal movements


                                                                            • sgiza228
                                                                              sgiza228  2 months back

                                                                              Just like using a timing light while timing an engine. The light flashes on the timing marks and you can see the marks as if the engine isn’t spinning.

                                                                              • Tiggle Bittles
                                                                                Tiggle Bittles  2 months back

                                                                                I love this man

                                                                                • darkknightmr
                                                                                  darkknightmr  2 months back

                                                                                  Question smn to answer me ..on naked eye sometimes the rims of cars seems to be still or slowdown ...so what is our rpm ?

                                                                                  • darkknightmr
                                                                                    darkknightmr  2 months back

                                                                                    I need the answer and I dont know where to find ....

                                                                                  • darkknightmr
                                                                                    darkknightmr  2 months back

                                                                                    Is the blinking the factor?

                                                                                • LIDZRU
                                                                                  LIDZRU  2 months back

                                                                                  Wait.. Lag???

                                                                                  • William Allen
                                                                                    William Allen  2 months back

                                                                                    Someone call 911

                                                                                    • MİT BİGİSAYAR
                                                                                      MİT BİGİSAYAR  2 months back


                                                                                      • Elek д
                                                                                        Elek д  2 months back

                                                                                        3:22 made me flop like a fish on the floor

                                                                                        • Grim2 7
                                                                                          Grim2 7  2 months back

                                                                                          Pretty dope

                                                                                          • hextimes
                                                                                            hextimes  2 months back

                                                                                            1:42 i feel like this effect was used in now you see me 2 :?
                                                                                            3:06 i guess we all can never trust your show off body in gym, cap.D

                                                                                            • P A Stuart
                                                                                              P A Stuart  2 months back

                                                                                              I’m so happy to live in a timeframe where captain D is a thing

                                                                                              • Epileptic andrew
                                                                                                Epileptic andrew  2 months back

                                                                                                Seizure mode activated