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6 Ways BuzzFeed and The Dodo Are Celebrating Summer in Super Slow-mo with the Galaxy S9/S9+

June 14, 2018

Dogs, bubbles and water balloons are even more fun with Super Slow-mo

Summer is just around the corner, and with it, sunny days in the park with pets, pool parties and backyard barbecues. Samsung can help you capture those moments like never before with the Super Slow-mo video feature on the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, and they’ve partnered with BuzzFeed – the world’s leading tech-powered media company – and The Dodo – the no. 1 digital media brand for animal people – to show you how.

Together the media companies have produced highly-shareable Super Slow-mo videos to show just how easy it is to create these entertaining videos with the new flagship devices. Just in time for summer hijinks, here are some of the best videos produced since the partnership began.

1. Yoga Interrupted

Yoga in the park is all well and good until your friend gets tired of downward-facing dog and wants to play instead.  The Dodo partnership has proved that one of the best ways to enjoy Super Slow-mo videos is with a pet.

“At the Dodo we do a LOT of shooting on our phones because animals do the cutest things when you least expect,” said one Dodo director. “So, shooting on the new Galaxy S9s has been a revelation for us because we're able to capture things at a super high quality, with lots of features, all from our phones.”

The Dodo: Yoga

2. A Dog and His Hose

To make the most out of these hilarious moments with your pet, make sure you capture the action from all angles. The Dodo content creators say channeling your inner artist is easy with the Galaxy S9/S9+.

“It truly is a marvel of technology and has opened up a lot of new artistic, and just fun ways for us to make dynamic content,” said one director.

The Dodo: So Ready for Summer

3. Tips From the Master

To make your videos even more captivating, The Dodo reached out to influencer, zammypup, for some advice on improving production value. Some tips include adding a cute guest star to the mix and playing around with different props.

The Dodo: Zammy the Insta-Star

4. The Zen of Blowing Bubbles

This summer make sure you take some time to stop and smell the roses and preserve the moment with a little Super Slow-mo fun. BuzzFeed used the Galaxy S9/S9+’s reverse mode to make their videos even more entertaining.

Buzzfeed: Bubbles

5. Capturing the Surprise

What better way to prank your friends than an impromptu water balloon fight? Whatever surprises you have in store, make sure you have your Galaxy S9/ S9+ at the ready to capture those priceless reactions as they happen.

Buzzfeed: Water Balloon

6. Foodie Fun

Backyard barbecues are the hallmark of summer, and BuzzFeed’s content creators say the Galaxy S9/S9+ are the perfect devices to capture these moments.

“During our creative process, we found that life’s everyday moments can become extraordinary with Samsung's Super Slow-mo technology,” said Tommy Wesely, Vice President of Branded Content at BuzzFeed. “Ordinary situations like hanging out with friends on an afternoon can evolve into these moments that highlight the reaction, emotion and experiences that we all share.”

The summer vibes were captured perfectly in this snack attack clip.

Buzzfeed: Snack