2 posts in category Dissecting a Scene

Cinematic Photography – Dissecting a Scene – Neon Demon

A great exercise for learning how to create a cinematic aesthetic in your photography is to select an image from a movie that is emotionally impactful and work to recreate it. Use the image's lighting, coloring and composition to create a version of the scene, carrying over the elements that are ...

Continue Reading

Cinematic Lighting – Dissecting a Scene – La Femme Nikita

A good exercise for exploring cinematic lighting is to dissect a scene from a movie still and replicate the image as closely as possible. The goal is to replicate the entire image but for this discussion, the focus is on the lighting and how the Director of Photography (DP) achieved the lighting ...

Continue Reading