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shaky shots in NCFOM (9 replies and 6 comments)

themechanist
1 week ago
themechanist 1 week ago

In no country i observed that some shots like one below are shaky, how that effect was achieved??

https://www.rogerdeakins.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/vlcsnap-2017-08-05-17h14m44s522.png
themechanist
1 week ago
themechanist 1 week ago

Shakyness is very low, and those shots look real good.

Roger Deakins
1 week ago
Roger Deakins 1 week ago

I don't remember seeing any shake. I would have corrected that in the DI if it had been something I did not like. Are you sure it is not your viewing system.

themechanist
6 days ago

Yes iam sure rest of the movie is fine.

themechanist
6 days ago

Cheak this shot. And u will notice

rlandry1
7 days ago
rlandry1 7 days ago

There's a difference between shaky cam and handheld. Are you sure you're using the right label?

 

themechanist
6 days ago

No its not handheld

Roger Deakins
6 days ago
Roger Deakins 6 days ago

If that shot is 'shaky' but it is not out of focus I don't know what the answer is. The shot was definitely not hand held and I remember it being on a dolly with a gear head. I have no answer other than that it is a mistake. One of many I am sure.

themechanist
5 days ago

I tought it was a technique in directing, cuz i saw similar shaking in some of 'there will be blood' shots too.
And in a montage shot of NCFOM too.

simon m
6 days ago
simon m 6 days ago

Out of curiosity I just watched that scene. It's available to stream on Netflix. There is a barely perceptible vertical movement on that one shot of the man playing Tommy's father. Wouldn't have noticed it if I wasn't looking for it. Maybe the floor boards were flexing in the wind? Like I said - to me, barely perceptible and on the vertical axis only.

Tom B.
3 days ago
Tom B. 3 days ago

Is it possible that it's film gate weave or jitter?

Roger Deakins
3 days ago
Roger Deakins 3 days ago

I expect there might have been some film weave especially it appears on another shot in the opening montage as those shots were locked off. Shows how observant I am!

themechanist
3 days ago

Dont know why, but to me, that shaky ness delievers story even in a better way, it gives a sense of slight uneasiness, witch was the soul of 'NCFOM', I will suggest all of u guys(including mr. Deakins) to try this effect in upcoming projects.
P.S. :- it give a similar '( i would say' better) effect to the one we see in movie linclon's (2012) that scene, when linclon is in his dream, standing on the board of a ship.

themechanist
3 days ago
themechanist 3 days ago

Its in this shot too:-

https://www.rogerdeakins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/vlcsnap-2017-08-11-15h33m10s536.png
Roger Deakins
2 days ago
Roger Deakins 2 days ago

There is a possibility that these shakes are an artifact from a transfer process. If you like the effect it would be easy to replicate it these days in the DI process.

themechanist
1 day ago

Yeah i have cheacked on internet
Thank u by the way.

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