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external What It’s Like to Cover the Cannes Film Festival

— Yves Herman at Reuters Photographers Blog

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The photocalls are like a Colosseum, where photographers can be compared to gladiators, adjusting their cameras like sharpening swords, ready to catch the “moment”. The moment of the photocall can offer glamour, touching seconds or sometimes boring minutes, when the stars don’t offer anything. [...]

How do you deal with hundreds of people trying at the same time, and for a very short period, to attract the attention of the stars. There’s no choice. We must shout and shout again, to catch a look.

 
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