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SUB Camera Angles Analysis

Did he really use telephoto lenses? A Study of the Focal Lengths Used by Akira Kurosawa

Here’s a video of the lenses used by Akira Kurosawa.

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Advanced Cinematography Concepts

Why does The Revenant look so 3D and Life-like? What makes the 65mm format Special?

Here’s a simple explanation of why 65mm cinema looks so life-like and three dimensional.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

How I understand the Focal Length of a Lens (Part Two): Focal Lengths

The simplest explanation of what the focal length of a lens really is. Part Two shows how focal lengths affect storytelling.

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How to Find the Right Lenses

How I understand the Focal Length of a Lens (Part One): Perspective

The simplest explanation of what the focal length of a lens really is. Part One simplifies the focal length.