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Re: Photos taken by Stanley Kubrick when he was only 17

Originally Posted by Internaut View Post
Two take aways from that:

1. They weren't as obsessed with super critical focus back then.
2. The man had a real sense of dimension. I guess that's partly down to the format (guessing medium format film), but where there is a defined subject he wants you to focus on, that subject pops out of the photo nicely.
I have just taken another look. I am sure that most were taken on MF film but there are one or two which stand out to me as probably having been taken on 35 mm.

Films were also slower, and more grainy in the 1940's which may explain the camera shake in poorly lit areas.

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