Breaking Down Quentin Tarantino’s Visual Style

Posted by on Tuesday January 26, 2016 | Video

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During a PhotoPlus Expo panel on technology and social media, photographer and filmmaker Vincent Laforet noted how he’s grown less interested in the latest camera gear and far more interested in how great directors move their cameras.

Developing a unique style, in other words, is no mean feat. In this eight minute video, The Film Guy breaks down Quentin Tarantino’s visual style–what works and what doesn’t.

As you’ll notice, not everything in Tarantino’s bag of visual tricks is original to him and he returns to a few angles and approaches across multiple films. The moral of the story? Don’t be afraid to borrow camera moves from pay homage to your favorite directors.

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