Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great Cinematography

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great Cinematography

It’s easy to pinpoint certain things you love about a movie. I love Total Recall because of Arnold Schwarzenegger and scenes with exploding eyeballs. But in a great film, there is much more going on unconsciously that makes your brain love certain moments over others.

Composition Camera walks through some of film’s most memorable scenes and shows why great cinematography is so important.

Images: Raymond Thi

The Twitter and Instagram account are ran by Raymond Thi, who’s also developed a $US1 iOS app so we normals can attempt some cinematic perfection as well.

But these accounts alone are worth a follow for people who love film. Right now, Thi seems to be uploading a steady clip of pics at one every weekday. Here are a few of my favourites so far:

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographySilence of the Lambs

Silence of the Lambs

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyThe Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyCitizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyGame of Thrones

Game of Thrones

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyThe Lion King

The Lion King

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyMad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyBlack Swan

Black Swan

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great CinematographyThe Shining

The Shining

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