Tattoos hurt. No matter how many times you've gone, erm, under the needle, you never really get used to the pain.
We're about to make it a lot more painful.
A year ago, the YouTube channel "Smarter Every Day" filmed the process of tattooing in super-slow motion. Their crew visited a tattoo shop unannounced and went on to show the tools of tattoo artists and how they work. The highlight of course were the slow-mo clips. With their cameras that can capture slow-mo footage at 1500 frames per second and 3200 frames per second, they were able to show us a unique perspective—one that was fascinating and hypnotic, and potentially cringe-inducing.
Here are a couple of preview GIFs:
Now watch the video here: