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This is a subject I've brought up several times (on the old board), and each time Nick was adamant that you should never use shallow depth of field in stopmotion because it makes everything look miniature, and that's something you want to avoid at all costs.
But my position is that stopmotion can use all the tricks available to live action cinematography - and SHOULD if the director or DP think…
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