The likes of 'Birdman" and "The Revenant" are proof that exceptional camerawork makes storytelling and cinema larger than life. This is how filmmaker Alejandro González Inarritu.
Since most of his films are emotionally-charged, Inarritu's style caters to emotions and drama, via sweeping long takes to suspense and highlight moments of action, extreme low angles and visceral close-ups.
The Mexican filmmaker is the first Mexican filmmaker to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing.
The Japanese master of cinema Akira Kurosawa continues to be a universal favorite among artists of all ages and expertise. Kurosawa's exceptional visual storytelling is something even photographers should learn from.
The latest Star Wars filmmaker Rian Jonson worked with such diverse genres which requires him to be a chameleon of cinema. From the renowned crime series "Breaking Bad', the sci-fi thriller "Looper" and to the latest installment of the space opera "The Last Jedi", here's his shot list.
A split diopter shot is a shot taken by split-focus diopters as it uses a convex glass attachment to make the camera nearsighted, thus giving a deeper focus on the subject. Crime filmmaker and screenwriter Brian De Palma uses this shot throughout his oeuvre.
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. With cinematic glasses, we tend to look at life like a movie. The reel rolls into a palette of silvery grayscale.
What makes the LomoChrome Purple emulsion a fan-favorite among Lomographers is it's a film stock like nothing else, and its reformulation is more than ever ready to make things delirious and wonderous. Witness the world drenched in medium-format purple.
Even today, the West is still hung up and mystified with Russia's Soviet past. The Eurasian country is also one of the most talked about in terms of international politics, and more often than not being misrepresented by Western media. This was Russian daily life.