“Before the days of auto-advance motor drives and today’s high-sensitivity digital chips, the motion-picture unit photographer had to plan his or her photographs with the discipline of a painter. Some of them still work that way. In any case, most memorable still photographs from motion pictures are created, not captured. Creating a single image that evokes the spirit of a two-hour movie of more than 170,000 frames is a daunting challenge… Many of the most recognizable photographs of movie stars, […]
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