slow motion

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(motion pictures)

The effect of slowing down the motion of a photographed subject which can be achieved by playing back the film or videotape at a slower frame rate than normal, or by photographing the subject at a higher frame rate and playing it back at normal speed—the latter method being preferable because it creates a smoother motion.

Subjects: Media Studies.

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