Super-slow motion match burning

Lighting a match at 4,000 frames per second. UltraSlo says, "There was over 2000 Watts of light within 4 inches (10 cm) of the match with mirrors and reflectors too."

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  1. Had to mute the audio in order to enjoy this. I wound up running some Philip Glass in my head and thinking:

    "To see a World in a Grain of Sand
    And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
    Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
    And Eternity in an hour."

  2. I'm sure that a camera that shoots at 4000 fps doesn't even have an autofocus. The blurry-ness is heat haze, like you'd see over asphalt on a hot day.

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