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snap! features three strings of firecrackers detonating in super slow motion. It was videographed with a ballistics research camera at 2,000 frames per second. At this speed, the 1.5 seconds it takes for a string of firecrackers to explode is stretched to several minutes. This new pacing shifts perception—changing a phenomenon that occurs too quickly to see in discreet fidelity, to a phenomenon that is almost too slow to register, such as a sunset.