January 4, 2019
Let’s break down one of the basic cinematography tricks – The Dutch Angle.
I believe it was the great Roger Deakins who once said, the best cinematography doesn’t stand out, it just fits within the movie you’re watching. When we think about camera angles, we usually analyze what comes standard. Close, medium, wide. But what if you want to use a camera angle that truly stands out from the crowd?
That’s where the Dutch angle comes into play.
But first…what is a Dutch angle?