Shark Week that has been one of the longest running series on the Discovery Channel from 1987 to present has been a foremost source for all information related to various species of sharks in oceans all across the globe. Cherished and avidly viewed by millions all over the world, Shark Week has gained prominence widely because of the ultra-detailed, split-second slow-motion videos depicting the sharks in their natural environment. This incredible footages were taken by what has now come to be known as the ‘Phantom Camera’ and this famous Phantom Gold Camera from Vision Research is now available for grabs for all Shark Week fans out there. Fused with incredible technology and diverse role capabilities, this remarkable camera is ideal for any kind of video capturing, whether it be a commercial, a documentary or even a movie.
The Phantom Gold Camera exists in a limited edition model, with only 150 pieces still in existence. This one of a kind camera is more than capable of taking high detail videos in up to 35 mm depths, which in itself is a marvelous achievement. The Phantom Gold Camera features a state of the art lens that has been designed to capture videos at up to 1000 fps (frames per second), providing a magnificent resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This one of a kind camera that shot to fame with the Shark Week series carries a mind boggling shutter speed that enables it to capture an image in 1/500,000 of a second. There is also the presence of a frame rate control mechanism that enables the users to control the duration, speed and time of the shots significantly, thereby bringing in the much cherished slow motion effect. The Phantom Gold Camera is more than capable of successfully manipulating videos, thereby affecting the videos’ brightness, contrast, Gamma, saturation, hue, white balance, sensitivity and image flipping. This one of a kind camera from Vision Research come with a price tag of $118,000 and also offers the feasibility of using an external storage device that comes in the configuration of 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.