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The Steadicam® Operator's Handbook, 2nd Edition by Laurie Hayball, Jerry Holway

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Section Six

framing techniques

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More on operating

focus on the frame

Through exercise and experience, moving the Steadicam becomes more and more second nature. But there is much more to operating a shot than getting the camera in the right place and not going off level.

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Operating a shot is not merely to dance with the Steadicam, but to choreograph a specific dance to a carefully selected piece of music: to tell the story well by managing your movement and timing.

As a shot is worked out, a plan develops. Everything gets more and more specific, ...

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