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#1 srinivasulu Mannam

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 05:58 AM

Hello all ,

can somebody explain what is stark cinematography&when it can be used.





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#2 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 12:42 PM

Definition of "stark":
1. Bare or blunt: ?His language has become increasingly stark, to the point of sounding strident? .
2. Complete or utter; extreme: stark poverty; a stark contrast.
3. Harsh; grim: ?faced with that stark future?

There isn't a specific type of cinematography defined as "stark" per se, it's just an adjective that can describe something harsh-looking, bleak, a bit barren. Let's say, someone standing under a bare light bulb in a dingy bathroom or under a bare fluorescent bulb in an empty room. Tends to be single-source lighting somewhat high in contrast that is somewhat harsh and unforgiving.
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#3 Kirsty Stark

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 06:27 AM

can somebody explain what is stark cinematography&when it can be used.


It would also be possible to refer to my own cinematography as Stark cinematography.

... Sorry, couldn't resist! ;)
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