JFK Assassination Zapruder Stabilized Motion Panorama HD plus SloMo – 50th anniversary

When it’s bouncing around and playing back at a jittery 18 frames per second, the infamous Zapruder footage of John F. Kennedy’s assassination feels almost unreal. But when it’s stabilized with additional interpolated frames bringing it to a steady 30 frames per second (like we’re used to seeing on TV) it suddenly becomes much more real.

With computer-generated in-between frames you’ll want to take this particular footage with a grain of salt, but YouTuber antdavisonNZ has given us a remarkable and eerie new perspective on the events that unfolded almost 50 years
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(best viewed in 1080pHD) … this clip’s frames have been interpolated to playback at 30 frames per second; the SloMo portion has 4 interpolated frames for each real frame; the original film frame rate was 18fps

frame interpolation by pixel motion estimation introduces some artifacting, but smooths the motion

sister motion panorama is …

… whose playback is 18 frames per second, the same speed as the film was originally shot; there is no frame interpolation in that clip

a more zoomed in version, without interpolation & encoded to playback both in realtime (18 fps) and at 1/3 speed (6 fps) is ..

frames’ source is from …
http://www.youtube.com/user/johncostella
… who pin-cushion adjusted the frames to flatten the lens distortion, particularly at the corners of the frames

to compare this with the footage filmed by Orville Nix from the opposite side of the motorcade, watch …

Marie Muchmore’s short clip of the assassination in stabilized motion panorama format is …
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMdreK…

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