Enjoying the cinematic feel

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I have been playing with this 16:9 aspect ratio and I’m loving it. Based on what I’ve picked up on my online readings and personal experiences, I found that this aspect ratio provides the following:

  • A cinematic feel
  • A whole expanse of placing your subjects
  • A great way of having a negative space
  • A different way of “macroing” focusing only on certain parts of the subject
  • A splendid landscape view

Recently I have shifted to using 1:1 square format in my black and white images, now I’ll be using regularly the 16:9 and utilize its full potentials in my color photography. There is so much to learn and I’m enjoying it in this photographic journey of discovery and expression.

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14 responses

  1. Nice one. I/ll try 16:9 aspect raatio sometime. Good Job dre.

    June 11, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    • Junsjazz

      Thanks pards!

      June 11, 2013 at 1:35 pm

      • Love you’re shoots and composition of all your pictures. 🙂

        June 11, 2013 at 1:37 pm

  2. I love this longer format, I’ve used it a lot in the past particularly in B&W. It provides a more expansive composition as you say, allowing you to really play around with your subjects and tell a deeper story.

    June 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm

    • Junsjazz

      Thank you Ishaiya! You’re right that this aspect ratio tells a deeper and bigger story. Regards!

      June 12, 2013 at 12:14 am

  3. fabulous shot…we will learn right along with you! 🙂

    June 11, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    • Junsjazz

      Much thanks Heather! Yup, this learning together is fun!

      June 12, 2013 at 12:14 am

  4. amazing pic…how much I would love to be at this place really 🙂

    June 13, 2013 at 12:27 am

    • Junsjazz

      Much thanks Kavita! Best regards and take care in your journeys! Keep on clicking! Anytime you happen to be in my country, drop me a message and I’ll be glad to be your personal tour guide and photo buddy 🙂

      June 15, 2013 at 2:05 pm

      • awe…you know that’s really nice to hear this and I would love to be travel in your city…where do you live? I would get a proper camera by then as well till then I am just refining my skills….Thank you so much for your nice words as these are really inspiring I would say dear 🙂

        June 15, 2013 at 2:45 pm

      • Junsjazz

        I live near the Philippine Capital of Metro Manila which I guess would be your landing point. From there you can get anywhere around the country by plane, bus or boat. You don’t need a DSLR (if that to you is a proper camera), a point and shoot will do. All you need is the photographer’s instinct, and a photo buddy (like me) to take photos of you in your adventures 🙂

        June 15, 2013 at 2:57 pm

  5. Wonderful. Your photo is something so beautiful, that I cannot express me enough well.

    June 15, 2013 at 11:14 am

    • Junsjazz

      Thanks a lot Sartenada! I like your latest flower series. Regards and keep on clicking!

      June 15, 2013 at 2:09 pm

  6. I will be more conscious of this from now on.

    July 1, 2013 at 4:22 am

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