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#1 ian henderson

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Posted 14 November 2009 - 01:20 PM

i just thought it'd be fun to hear all the crafty stuff (not stuff from crafty) you guys keep in your marks bags.

go!
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#2 John Waterman

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 09:13 AM

Golf T's, fake leaves, construction site flags, Hard T's, L's, and I's. Sandbag T's and sausages.
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#3 Michael Nelson

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Posted 25 November 2009 - 10:45 AM

Wow, I never thought of carrying something like fake leaves with me for focus marks. That's so crazy I might half to do it! I carry with my sandbag t-markers... but when it's a head to toe, i've used reference points on the ground. The leave thing tho... :-)

Edited by Michael Nelson, 25 November 2009 - 10:47 AM.

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#4 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 05:11 AM

Chalk too
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Posted 29 January 2010 - 03:04 AM

Heavy 1 1/2" square washers (with coloured gaffer tape on them).
Large plastic tent pegs.
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#6 John Sprung

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 01:20 PM

Wow, I never thought of carrying something like fake leaves with me for focus marks.


How about a squashed beer can, fake plastic dog s--t -- it depends on the location.





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#7 Paul Bruening

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 03:13 PM

...plastic poker chips, too.
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#8 Chris Keth

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Posted 29 January 2010 - 10:46 PM

I keep smashed crackpipes around for when I'm shooting in those Hollywood alleys.;)
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#9 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 12:54 AM

Duck decoys
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#10 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:07 AM

I keep smashed crackpipes around for when I'm shooting in those Hollywood alleys.;)


Look officer, I already told you, I used the crack pipe to set a mark for Tom Cruise to hit...
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#11 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:07 PM

Look officer, I already told you, I used the crack pipe to set a mark for Tom Cruise to hit...


You're sayin' Mr. Cruise was hittin' the crack pipe? (cuffs Tom Cruise)
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#12 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:13 PM

If only the universe could be so kind!
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