How to Use Focus in Storytelling

Focus may be a simple tool in the filmmaker's tool belt, but it has incredible power when used for storytelling

Have you heard the rule “keep it simple, stupid”? Yet, on the lookout for impressive shot composition, brilliant blocking, and mind-blowing camera movement, we tend to forget about the most basic tools in our filmmaking kit. Surely, everyone knows how to set the correct focus. However, not everyone thinks about the incredible power it possesses for storytelling. So, why don’t we appreciate the focus in film for a couple of minutes, and explore various techniques and reasons for its use in videos?

Read the full article at CineD - The Power of Focus in Film – Tips for Sharpening Your Storytelling Skills

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