Opinion from other ops on the matter of " credits "
Posted 09 January 2017 - 05:14 AM
Posted 09 January 2017 - 07:03 AM
If the reel is clearly slated as a DP reel, I don't believe this is misleading. If he was also a Steadicam operator and it was slated as a DP/Steadicam or a DP/Operating reel then it might be a concern. Likewise for your reel.
This came up for me at one point in the 90's when I used a sequence for the opening of my Steadicam reel and the DP objected, saying it would cause confusion since he wanted to use it on his as well. I used the above reasoning and stood my ground. It was in fact a day exterior scene shot primarily in available light, so other than demonstrating his ability to meter an exposure, I think the shot was far more logical on a Steadicam demo reel!