An 1896 British short silent actuality film featuring a view looking out to sea through the Bocca d’Inferno cave near Lisbon, with waves breaking in, which was one of the first instances in early cinema of a creative approach towards framing a shot.
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120 years ago, in a cave near Lisbon, called Boca do Inferno (Hell's Mouth). Back then every second of sea, wave recorded was precious. Seeing this we still get that sense of rarity. No matter how much it is reproduced. We get that people, then, would open their mouths in awe. Even we get a little amazed, in our days, when we think about how images were once rare and so, so powerfull.