1. A fly shows acrobatic movements before flying off. This insect is exceptionally quick in getting the whole manoeuvre under control. Filmed with a Phantom v710 high speed camera at 3000 frames per second.
    Date: August 3, 2011
    Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands

    # vimeo.com/35477080 Uploaded 888 Plays 1 Comment
  2. Moth captured with a Phantom v710 high speed camera.
    Frame rate: 1000 frames per second.
    Date: August 26, 2011
    Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands
    Authors: Emile van Wijk and Joris Schaap
    Credits: Flight Artists (Vliegkunstenaars), Wageningen University and authors.

    # vimeo.com/35476367 Uploaded 1,091 Plays 1 Comment
  3. Dragonfly (Sympetrum striolatum, heidelibel in Dutch) filmed with Phantom v710 high speed camera at 5000 frames per second.
    Location: Veenendaal, the Netherlands
    Authors: Emile van Wijk and Joris Schaap
    Credits: Flight Artists (Vliegkunstenaars), Wageningen University and authors.

    # vimeo.com/35476021 Uploaded 2,933 Plays 3 Comments
  4. A blue-tailed damselfly (Ischnura elegans) showing its flying skills, captured with a high speed camera in a park in the Netherlands.
    Frame rate: 2000 fps
    Camera: Phantom v710
    Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands
    Date: August 3, 2011
    Authors: Emile van Wijk and Joris Schaap
    Credits: This movie is free of use provided that proper credit is given to the authors and the Flight Artist project (Vliegkunstenaars in Dutch) at Wageningen University.

    # vimeo.com/37896598 Uploaded 998 Plays 1 Comment
  5. Honey bees (Apis mellifera) flying off after collecting nectar at pink and purple flowers. Filmed in ultra slow motion with a high speed camera.
    Camera: Phantom v710
    Frame rate: 3000 frames per second
    Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands
    Date: August 3, 2011
    Camera work: Emile van Wijk and Joris Schaap
    Credits: This movie is free of use provided that proper credit is given to the authors and the Flight Artist project (Vliegkunstenaars in Dutch) at Wageningen University.

    # vimeo.com/34635060 Uploaded 2,751 Plays 2 Comments

Flight Artists

Joris Schaap

Discover the surprising flight movements from insects and birds in ultra slow-motion. Supported by flightartist.com (Vliegkunstenaars in Dutch), a project by Wageningen University.

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    Bumble bees
    This short film shows the development of individuals (from egg to adult) as well as the whole seasonal cycle of the nest.
    Document is commented by Vladimir Ptacek - founder of a laboratory for bumble bee rearing in the Czech Republic.

    by FRAME HILL

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