Jump to content


Photo

Steadicam Aesthetics


  • Please log in to reply
31 replies to this topic

#31 Sanjay Sami

Sanjay Sami

    Advanced Member

  • Sustaining Members
  • 372 posts
  • India

Posted 12 April 2010 - 10:43 PM

Isn't that what "General Discussion" or "Journals" is for?



So yes, an "Aesthetics" section should be part of SteadicamForum, as we are Camera operators and not just a different breed of grips.


K.



Hi Kareem,
With due respect to you as a steadicam operator (and I am aware of your great reputation), I find it odd that you should imagine that grips have no sense of aesthetics. I know of many grips who move on from "operating the operator" to being the operator. Good dolly grips understand the aesthetics of operating a shot. They know where they need to be with the crane or dolly, and why they need to be there in order for the shot to work.
I understand the frustration of rental houses trying to muscle in on the territory of the local operators, but anyone who has worked with good grips would find your statement a little jarring.
If you work as a conventional operator (as well as steadicam) I think you would agree.

Respectfully

Sanjay Sami
  • 0

#32 Matteo Quagliano

Matteo Quagliano

    Advanced Member

  • Sustaining Members
  • 418 posts

Posted 14 April 2010 - 08:27 AM

after 2 years of operating this tv add come back to my mind, don't know if it fits the discussion about the tool being art in itself or part of a bigger dream... but here's a good connection among the two I think...



for not german speaking as I am at the end the voice goes... " HP and Porsche work entirety in order to return the life of the wind better.."

p.s. to me one of the best tv add EVER

maqu
  • 0
Matteo Quagliano
Steadicam Archer Operator
www.maquvision.com




Stabilizer Workshops

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Varizoom Follow Focus

Omnishot Systems

Paralinx LLC

PLC - Bartech

GPI Pro Systems

Camera Motion Research

Betz Tools for Stabilizers

The Slider Camera Movement System

Ritter Battery

PLC Electronics Solutions

Glidecam Industries

rebotnix Technologies

Hocus Products