Cinematic in Hue

Levé
3 min readOct 29, 2022
Photo credit: Farewell To the Sun by
Polina Washington

I mentioned in a previous post that motion blur/slow motion is my favorite photography concept and technique. Aside from that, I enjoy cinematic arts. Because I don’t have (yet) cinematic arts, I’ll use some images I found on the internet.

Stories

Photo credit: Bored Panda on Pinterest

A good photo tells a story, which is one of the main purposes of photography that I have yet to master. My photos are only average, and it seems dead. My first highlight from cinematic photography is that they are telling a story. When the audience looks at the photo, they experience a particular emotion and create their own story.

My explanation for the image above: The story takes place in the 1980s, it is almost dark, and two best friends are sitting by the river. The girl in the white dress was depressed, and the girl in the red dress offered her advice and support.

Photo credit: Pinterest

I describe the photo above as the girl alone in her birthday, but still trying to have fun.

Emotion

Photo: Farewell to the Sun by
Polina Washington

First of all, this photo is amazing.

I was never interested in portrait photography because I didn’t want to include people in my frames, but cinematic arts changed my mind. Humans excel at conveying emotions.

My story for the photo above is about a desperate woman in the middle of nowhere hoping for a miracle.

Color Tone

Photo credit: Pinterest

This image depicts a worried woman, or perhaps she is daydreaming in the back seat of a car. The color tone is my main focus in this photograph. It’s amazing!

Photo credit: Pinterest

Unique concept with cinematic color grading

Photo credit: Pinterest

The movie color tone has a unique atmosphere, and the vibe and emotion must be relevant for the story. These color palettes influence my color grading in post-production photography.

This is a rush post as I need to finish my Day 6 of seven-day writing challenge. I’ll be back and fix it. Thanks for reading, cheers!

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