This camera can LITERALLY stop bullets in midair

Diego Gonzalez Souto shows a Sony A9 III stopping bullets in midair
(Image credit: Diego Gonzalez Souto)

There’s fast, and then there’s fast, and then there’s Sony A9 III fast – which is literally faster than a bullet firing out of a gun. 

I've been using this incredible new camera this week, and there are a ridiculous amount of cool things to say about it (you can hear me say them in my Sony A9 III review). However, the coolest thing is something that pro photographer Diego Gonzalez Souto showed me: the camera can stop bullets in midair, just like Neo in the Matrix.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.