A very stylized Hallway with distinct window shadows from Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

A very stylized Hallway with distinct window shadows from Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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A very stylized Hallway with distinct window shadows from Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

A very stylized Hallway with distinct window shadows from Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

A very stylized Hallway with distinct window shadows from Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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2001 - the way it was lit

A very stylized Hallway with distinct window shadows from Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

2001 - what you saw on screen

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2001 - what you saw on screen

Lost background from Mickey and Nicky (1976)

2001 - what you saw on screen

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Lost background from Mickey and Nicky (1976)

Lost background from Mickey and Nicky (1976)

Lost background from Mickey and Nicky (1976)

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This is a bit of cheat because it's not a hallway like I was talking about but rather a night exterior.  But still - you can see how the light coming from the windows is too narrow to light up much and the deep background disappears into darkness.  But on the other hand, in the near back ground, it does a pretty great job illustrating layers of light. You take the good, you take the bad...

A wide angle close up from Brazil (1985)

Lost background from Mickey and Nicky (1976)

Lost background from Mickey and Nicky (1976)

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This is an entertaining way to play with and explore field of view.  A lot of the possible changes don't mean much to us but if you look at how the different lenses affect the size of the background (making sure the "focus" keeps the model the same size in the frame.