The Impact of Headroom in Visual Storytelling

Imbalance is a strong tool when composing a shot

We all strive for balance – in our lives, in our experiences, in our frames. So, when someone taps into the opposite, it can create an instant emotional reaction. Used in shot composition, imbalance becomes a strong tool in filmmaking as well. Let’s narrow it down a bit and explore the impact of headroom in storytelling – a simple yet astonishingly powerful technique to give your creative pictures visual subtext and allow a greater impact on the audience.

Read the full article at CineD: The Art of Imbalance – Exploring the Impact of Headroom in Storytelling

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