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Space

Quadrants

Quadrants

According to Tony Zhou, you don’t need an expensive camera to tell a story. All you need…

Symmetry

Symmetry

Using symmetry in your composition helps to convey a sense of balance, stability and, in some cases, boredom. Symmetry…

Edge of the frame

Edge of the frame

Positioning your characters at the edge of the frame is often used to convey a sense of isolation…

No nose room

No nose room

No nose room is a great way to make your characters seem trapped and without options. When…

Distance

Distance

Short of framing them separately, putting physical distance between two characters is one of the best ways…

Crowding the frame

Crowding the frame

Crowding the frame is a great way to convey that your characters are threatened or have been…

Centre framing

Centre framing

Rule of thirds is probably the most pervasive framing technique in film and television. Why? Because it…