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DOP and Steady OP politics

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#1 AmirEsmann


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Posted 17 March 2005 - 05:10 PM

Hi wander how you handel it

iam working for several years as DOP now i restart since 1 year my steadicam work with a new rig.
would you not goo in conflikt for your customer in the filmbis?
As Steadicam Operator you will be not respected as a serious DOP.
and as DOP you will not be a good operator. True or not
Are ther some dop wich have some othere or similar exirience expirience ?

excuse my english

thanks for any respons
A. Mohab
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#2 Nicholas M. Chopp

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Posted 18 March 2005 - 10:38 AM


Welcome to steadicamforum.com. I think you'll find many of the ops here ARE also DPs. I don't think you lose any respect as an OP, and it certainly increases your marketability. Similarly, I don't see how also being a DP could negatively affect your operating - if anything, it will help.
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