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#1 Marque DeWinter

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 09:15 AM

A little back story...so I was watching top chef with my gf and they're doing a thing with eggs. Now to perfectly cook an is consider to be one the most difficult things to do. It seems simple but reaching perfection is nearly impossible. If I remember correctly the same thing is similar to story about a guy who for the one of the chinese emperors drew a perfect circle freehand (also nearly impossible).

So, here is my question. Does such a shot exist? Is there some simple shot that is nearly impossible to get perfectly?
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#2 Gus Sacks

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 10:29 AM

Probably to do something like boom up handheld in a straight line?
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#3 Marque DeWinter

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 11:29 AM

Probably to do something like boom up handheld in a straight line?


Not quiet what I was thinking but thank you.
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#4 Joseph Arch

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 11:53 AM

Is there some simple shot that is nearly impossible to get perfectly?


You also asked that question and he gave you an answer. Was it not the answer you were looking for.
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#5 Satsuki Murashige

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 03:05 AM

How about a tight shot of the sun in the sky (ie. not a sunset or sunrise)?
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#6 Gus Sacks

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 03:09 AM

You also asked that question and he gave you an answer. Was it not the answer you were looking for.


WHEW! You certainly got touchy on my behalf...

It's a pleasure, Marque. I think I should have gone for a more technical thing. I'll keep thinking.
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