Guns work fast, so fast that you miss the strange physics that happen every time you pull the trigger. decided to slow things down so you can see this strange, violent dance— by firing a .50 caliber sniper rifle.
The recoil on the big gun takes the duo back. Leaves scatter, their bodies push and pull. While .50 cal guns vary in the severity of their recoil, the , used here, is certainly a big step up for anyone who has just used an AR-15. When slowed down, you can see the shock waves hit the gunner, and at 130,000 fps, you can even glimpse the small explosion coming from the gun itself.
Almost as complex as firing a gun is attempting to suppress those massive sounds. Luckily, there's a slo-mo video that for that as well.