Violin string vibrations captured on video

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Watch string vibrations captured with a CMOS sensor, 24 frames per second video and 1/4000 shutter speed. According to the film's author, it has not been edited. The effect can be explained by 'the refresh rate of the camera catching the vibration at different parts of the arch'.

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