TV gantry position

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TV gantry position

Post by UptonPK » Tue May 24, 2016 10:23 am

Anyone know where the main gantry will be?
Are we going to end up with empty corporate seats on show as they have at Wembley? I always think that looks awful on TV.

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Tue May 24, 2016 10:39 am

I suspect it will be wherever it was for the Olympics, along whichever side was the finishing straight.

The vast majority of the cabling will already be in place

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by Sweeney Bod » Tue May 24, 2016 10:53 am

As JBB says it will no doubt be the same place as the Olympics, Rugby etc. So they will face the big East Stand. As much as I loved the East Stand/ Chicken run at the Boleyn, having the cameras in the West Stand made the stadium look smaller than it was. It would have been better if they faced the West Stand like they did in the older days.

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by UptonPK » Tue May 24, 2016 10:55 am

Ah yes, that makes sense. The finishing straight was on the west side wasn't it.

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by bengeo » Tue May 24, 2016 6:43 pm

Front of the West Upper. Click on image to enlarge.

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by BonzosBoots » Thu May 26, 2016 11:09 pm

bengeo wrote:Front of the West Upper. Click on image to enlarge.

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Bengeo - this is a great picture:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/136471641 ... /lightbox/

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by bengeo » Fri May 27, 2016 8:53 am

Thanks BB. The TV cameras will show that view, but from a bit higher up. It'll look good with the East Stand in the background. That photo was taken at a very wide angle setting, so it makes the pitch look a lot further away than it is in reality.

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by UptonPK » Fri May 27, 2016 9:56 am

The Romania fan at the bottom of the shot is loving it!

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by fjthegrey » Fri May 27, 2016 2:00 pm

I think those Flickr pictures look amazing.

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by Alfiehammer » Fri May 27, 2016 11:19 pm

bengeo wrote:Thanks BB. The TV cameras will show that view, but from a bit higher up. It'll look good with the East Stand in the background. That photo was taken at a very wide angle setting, so it makes the pitch look a lot further away than it is in reality.

Absolutely, I loved all your photos and found you to be one of the most helpful guys on here :scarfer:

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Re: TV gantry position

Post by MAC08 » Sat May 28, 2016 7:54 am

There will also be at couple of camera positions in the a East stand. You can see the space made for them in front of the entrance to block 236.

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