Cinematography, Focal length
David Monahan devotes this video essay to lenses, illustrating the significant effect a lens’s focal length has on the look and composition of a shot as well as how the effects offered by a particular lens can be used by a filmmaker to shape our experience of the subject or situation onscreen.
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