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Photograph by William Albert Allard

Cinematographer Anil Mehta prepares to shoot a scene for the film Veer-Zaara on a flower farm in northern India. As in most Bollywood films, music plays a prominent role. Songs are often written, recorded, and released long before a movie's opening. If well received, the tunes can help generate big box-office success.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOSN
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: 21mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Midday
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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