Monthly Archives: August 2014

Every picture tells a story

Composition The first thing I notice in the second episode is symmetry. Gant’s body is in the center. The camera moves, but mostly maintains an imperfect bilateral symmetry. The imperfections and imbalances are important, because otherwise the composition would appear … Continue reading

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We’re not like the others. We’re your friends.

Our “Welcome to the Internet!” email went out a while ago to all those registered for The Internet Course. It was meant to be intimidating, but hopefully not too intimidating. More like the scene above than Ben Hur (YT). We’re … Continue reading

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Some opening salvos

Here are a few thoughts on some shots from the opening episode of The Wire. Design I love this shot. the two characters are framed in the restaurant window, with “burger” in neon above Wee Bey and “chicken” above D’Angelo. … Continue reading

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String doing his thing

This scene from The Wire caught my eye from a design and photography standpoint. There’s an interesting color contrast going on between the reddish tones of Stringer’s shirt and tie and the greenish background. Red and green are what is … Continue reading

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