”I have always carried over ideas from documentary to narrative shooting” Ed Lachman
“If something looks too slick in the visual look and the film takes place in reality it makes me suspicious.” Haskell Wexler
EL: I have always carried over ideas from documentary to narrative shooting. One is the immediacy. I always try to keep one eye on reality, on the scene while shooting. The camera is just another actor who is reacting to an action. Also in documentaries you have to respond to the light in the environment you are in. Often in narrative films I try to work with the light I have because any artificial light will respond to the natural light and the surroundings too.
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