How to Bend the Rules of Cinematic Composition


The golden ratio, symmetry, rule of thirds, leading lines: these techniques are the universally followed and respected 'rules' of cinematography and photography. There's the stigma that if a photograph or a still deviates from these rules, such image would be considered bad and amateurish.

However, the show Mr. Robot continues to break such rules and still manage to create artistry. They just "work". Watch and find out with some psychological analysis on unusual compositions and framing, as told by Brain Flick.

Preview image was taken from the video.

2016-10-22 #tutorials #videos #cinema #movies #tv-show #angles #composition #tipsters #filmmaking #cinematography #mr-robot

One Comment

  1. akula
    akula ·

    Great video - learn the rules, then break the rules - break the rules to get your point across, to enhance the image or message.

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