Heading for All That

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    1. It began with a quick shot of my daughter preparing to dance with the screen. Went on to manipulating the image – the blend of real environment and virtual screen environment lends itself to intriguing compositions. ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. She had such an intense gaze. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Interestingly the dramatic effect was a consequence of the type of film used at the time. Until 1926, virtually all movies were shot on blue-sensitive orthochromatic film, and it continued to be used until about 1930. Blue-sensitiveโ€ indicates that the color blue registered very brightly โ€” much too brightly. Skies appear perpetually overcast white and blue-eyed actors look somewhat frightening with their unnaturally pale irises. Meanwhile, red registered so darkly that it was often indistinguishable from black.
    Theda Baraโ€™s famously blackened eyes were actually made up in soft brown and peach tones.

    Full explanation at this link: http://glamourdaze.com/2014/04/1920s-makeup-the-silent-film-vamp-look-a-myth-exposed.html

    1. Theda Bara was the original Vamp(ire) femme fatale. That gaze burns into the back of your brain casing. ๐Ÿ˜€

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