Red Carpet Photo Op Wall - What movie fan doesn't understand about the " red carpet?" Every decade has seen its share of stars and the 90s was no exception. In reality, the 90s saw the usual new faces, but also some major changes in Hollywood. It was the first decade of this " new media." The electronic age brought the internet and all that comes with it to Hollywood. Films were now available on the web along with a whole lot of movie star info. The Internet Movie Data Base has myriad facts on pretty much every actor who has ever played a role in TV or movie; all with the click of a mouse.
The 90s also saw the electronic age take over how photographers shoot still pictures. The thousands upon thousands of still photos taken at every red carpet event are currently mostly done digitally. Film cameras are quickly going the way of this eight-track tape clearing the way for its super speed of this electronic revolution. For photographers taking photos of stars on the red carpet it means; shoot first (and often) and type it out later. The new dirty and fast fashion of shooting movie celebrity photos is due in part to the greater popularity of paparazzi-style photography. But the red carpet offers so much more than this style of photography can capture.
Throughout the 90s, prior to the complete takeover by electronic photography, there were still some artists from the audience. For all these photographers, the stars on the red carpet were a most worthy quarry. One that demanded an artistic eye and the patience of a hunter. During those brief minutes, the stars on the red carpet moved through their sights, the true photographers recorded over a snapshot of this star. They exude a piece of the true character, the kind of photo that shows some insight into what makes this person the star they're.
Many of the 90s movies broke earth, transformed lives and therefore are surely destined to become classics. Films such as; Unforgiven, The Usual Suspects, MIsery, Forest Gump, Pulp Fiction, Fargo, Saving Private Ryan, The Matrix, American Beauty as Good As It Gets all proved themselves worthy of praise from viewers of all kinds. The great pictures of the 90s often showed us a side of life that made us stand back in awe. They demanded our attention the identical way an insightful portrait of a star does.
The 90s might be gone, but movies keep rolling along with the stars on the red carpet keep walking. With a little luck and a fantastic eye behind the camera, we as movie lovers will always have still photos that capture those special moments in time. The still photos, such as the movies, are a glimpse into the style and fashion of every decade. The top of both help us to associate a little more with all the magic that's Hollywood.