Ten films to improve your photography
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Ten films to improve your photography

It is easy to become stuck in a rut with your photography. I find myself getting bored of my own style all the time. I look around at the work of others and think, ‘why didn’t I think of that?’. In a world of limitless photography potential where do you go when your inspiration well is empty? With the Oscars just behind us (well done Leo!), one way is to kick back and watch some of the most beautiful cinematography you’ll experience. But be an active watcher. Look for the shots that strike you. Pause a scene and analyse the lighting. Check out the camera angles and the impact they have had. Look carefully at how colour has been used. Honestly it is addictive! I have compiled a list of ten films to improve your photography. This list is, of course, subjective –I’d be interested to know which movies have inspired your photography! Days of Heaven (1978) Days of Heaven has often been described as the most beautiful movie ever made. It’s a romantic drama, and although not hugely successful commercially, it did win the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Watch it and you’ll see why. Photography Inspiration – […]

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