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Hurricane force

Water, water, everywhere--and most of it not in the ocean. Director of photography John Seale, ASC, describes what he faced making The Perfect Storm: "We had to shoot on a soundstage and convince the audience that they're out in the middle of the Atlantic, in the middle of a 100-year storm. It's a challenge I've never approached before as a lighting cameraman--taking one little plot of water, approximately 100'x90' (30x27m), and convince everyone that that's the side or the front or the back

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