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No Country for Old Men - Carson Scene (1 reply)

Linda
1 month ago
Linda 1 month ago

How was such a depth of field achieved in the interior scene with Carson and the banker? It would seem it would need to be shot at T11 or 16.

I would guess this is shot with a focal length between 24mm and 32mm. I would also guess the windows had .9ND or more. Was the interior lit to match the exterior exposure so it could be stopped up?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kktczp-NuL0&ab_channel=Miramax»

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Roger Deakins
1 month ago
Roger Deakins 1 month ago

That scene was shot on stage with a Translite backing so no NDs. I was shooting at around a 4.0, if my memory serves me well. I wanted a crisp feel to the scene so I lit it to a higher stop than I might have normally.

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