Just Outside the Frame Line

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It’s always interesting to look at a photograph or a scene in a movie and then look beyond the frame that’s been given. What you see is usually surrounded by a bunch of junk—equipment needed to make the image look the way it does. Take a look at these two shots from today, followed by a corresponding image taken from my camera phone while I was shooting. Yeah, yeah, I know.

I didn’t take any pictures for the following images, but if I did, you’d see some grip equipment not being used and people standing around just outside the frame line. The sound guy is sitting on the logs on the left side of frame in the wider shot, literally just inches away from the edge of frame. Now I wish I took a picture…

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