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Frame by Frame Stop Motion by Tom Gasek

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CHAPTER 8

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A Sense of Drama1

Chapter Outline

Live Action and Single Framing

Subtle and Broad Performance

Reference Film and the Cartoon

Look in the Eyes

Live Action and Single Framing

We already mentioned how important it is to exaggerate images and actions with some of the alternative stop-motion techniques. Time-lapse photography usually does not include acting or contrived scenarios, but it still requires a sense of drama if you want to capture an audience’s attention. Choosing the right subject matter that reveals real transformation over time makes this technique effective. Setting the camera so that the composition is dynamic becomes important ...

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