Posted 13 September 2010 - 04:19 PM
Most of them are to Dogma, to handheld and to artsy for my taste.
Having said that, I did a under 2hrs project last weekend.
I was in an open air museum that features a complete German village at about 1910-1950.
No Disneyland, all the houses and "props" are real old. Absolute time travel.
I spend that weekend there with my reeanactor/living history friends and we did an impression of occupied Germany in September 1945 - the first summer in peace.
Since I had my trusty HVX200 with me, I had the idea of a little drama.
The museum opens at 10:00 so we had 2 hrs to shoot when we start at 8:00.
Well, we started at 8:30.
Of course it was all very quick run and gun, handheld without sound and light - exactly the combination I usually hate - but on the other hand it also was some kind of challenge for me, since I never done something like that.
Posted 13 September 2010 - 04:58 PM
Posted 13 September 2010 - 05:18 PM
Perhaps too many potatoes for September of '45 -- those were extremely bad times.
Posted 13 September 2010 - 05:26 PM
And yes, one and a half hours. It was pretty exhausting - especially as a one man show. I felt like after an Ironman contest. But I think it was well worth it. Came out much better than I hoped.
@John: Those where the taters of the GIs, they had plenty of them.
Glad you guys like it.
Edited by Frank Glencairn, 13 September 2010 - 05:27 PM.
Posted 15 September 2010 - 09:58 PM
In any event nicely done, especially for the time frame.
As an amateur student of WW2 I have often wondered how the war is handled in the German school system? How people today that had grandfathers in the SS feel about that? And I assume you have no Nov 11th celebrations in Germany where all the surviving soldiers get out their old army uniforms and march through the town square?
Posted 16 September 2010 - 01:18 AM
And I assume you have no Nov 11th celebrations in Germany where all the surviving soldiers get out their old army uniforms and march through the town square?
LOL - yeah, right. If you would show up with an SS uniform in public, it takes about 10 seconds and you go straight to jail for years. That´s how they handle that over here.
Edited by Frank Glencairn, 16 September 2010 - 01:19 AM.
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Posted 16 September 2010 - 12:13 PM