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Any reports of recent challenging & exciting shots people have done

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#1 Chris Poynton

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 10:09 PM

I heartily encourage ops to ocassionally report back to the forum on any especially interesting or challenging shots they have recently executed ... especially those that challenge the outer limits of skill and subtlety. Maybe the discovery of some wonderful framing concept you latched on to? Or a great "zone" you got into mentally and emotionally while shooting?

(Such reports from the front really keep us "sideline enthusiasts" and hobbyists fired up!)

A great report back came from Charles Papert many moons ago on another forum which he titled "The Single Hardest move with a Steadicam". [I have flagged this one before, but it is a fantastic read for those who haven't come across it ... tilting, panning, arcing and dancing around Tommy Lee Jones in a hospital corridor with choreographed gurneys during "The Valley of Elah' (2007)]
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#2 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 11:36 PM

Here's two mins of what I've been doing since May

Lot's of steadicam, handheld and dolly work. There is a 135mm rounding on Jennifer Carpenter in this.

Click Here
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#3 Osvaldo Silvera SOC

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 12:11 AM

Very nice Eric! I love that show!!
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#4 Joel San Juan SOC

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 03:06 AM

Hi Chris,

Here's a clip from a recent project that was really challenging because of the really small
space and moving through the variety of shot sizes with sharp whip pans that were just barely
inches from my batteries hitting things around me. Fully decked out RED MX.

The sequence starts 0:38 - 2:20. the 'travelling dish' in the middle of the sequence was done
on a seperate handheld rig.

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#5 James Davis

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 07:48 AM

Eric, Stellar work mate, really excited to catch the new season, big fan of Dexter.

Joel that was great, I bet that was a really fun one to work on eh!
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