A SHORT ONE BEFORE THE WEEKEND

            With the emphasis everyone puts on the technology side of what we do today, here are some refreshing words from Edward Weston (1886-1958).  He’s one of the giants of still photography and his work is always worth seeking out for inspiration.

            “Who cares if you shoot your photos through the bottom of a Coke bottle and print them on a doormat?  As long as you get the feeling and look you desire, what else really matters?”

            If only we could sell that notion to the industry in general…

7.8.2022

3 thoughts on “A SHORT ONE BEFORE THE WEEKEND”

  1. The photo, is that a tag sale at B&H? Unbelievable! Hopefully the rig is for some exotic technique and not day to day cinematography. I believe there’s a segment of the industry that believes more is better and is pushing back on the simplicity of iPhones etc. which could threaten their collective livelihoods. Roy Wagner, ASC demonstrated the ability of an iPhone by recreating a scene from one of his early films shot in 35.

  2. Hey Greg – Yeah, that’s an every day rig. A Red Monstro 8K camera under all that gak.

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