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Covering the Oscars red carpet

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 03:00

Feb. 27 - Reuters photographers and editors discuss their approach to covering the red carpet at the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.

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Thank you everybody for being -- game helping us make this a great -- a lot of you guys have been here. Many many years and we all that I know what our rules are here but just just as a recap for -- -- go through the team here. All the photographers raise your hand please. These guys the most important people we have here tonight because without them we can't it. Our client service. You guys. It's going to be a long haul we're gonna see a lot of pictures tonight most important thing is that I. Try to keep the pressure -- to look at things differently. Credit CNN's coverage seeing it. Also think about how those pictures are being properly and that if a crop to enhance where it's been the story that. My name's Lindsay and I -- presidency some of the Oscars and you can see there's not very -- basic. Is that. I hope not for this week -- -- -- And over the shoulder fourth. You know. Just a little bit about. Shooting -- the red carpet this is probably the biggest fashion show you'll see today this is all about fashion red carpet. Okay so that means that when you shoot. -- -- -- pitcher -- leave enough room so the so leave the dress -- -- molecule move into the picture don't crop than to tie. Don't drop them to less either taken that I have to. -- too much that shot we're gonna have a little bit degradation I understand that sometimes feel like you the grand. Horizontal sweeping panoramic that picture that's completely separate but -- the I don't -- Sierra a lot of vertical wide angle type pictures that we can avoid it. Right settlement it was my hands when. You got. Reuters. I -- this position to. Which is right before I answer in the big and certain -- -- my shots are going to be looking on the carpet. Let's send you under is -- Getting rid of the background which is generally yesterday. Actually casts itself. Right right of the big -- Oscar statue of -- which should make an interesting light photos to a close. Kennedy whatever surrounds. As celebrities. Also you know we're looking for moments on the carpet we're looking for head shots -- looking for jewelry as it's as terrible as this sounds potentially were looking for over pictures as well. We're looking for is much coverage and they'll have the white is right.

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Covering the Oscars red carpet

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 03:00