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Creative Aspect Ratio Techniques

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This post is part of a series called Video Jumpstart Guide.
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This post is part of a series called Cinematic Shot Choices.
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Sight Lines and Framing for Dynamic Video Composition

You know what video looks like on YouTube and a TV screen, but do you know how to make the most of widescreen shooting? In this lesson, you discover why certain aspect ratios work well and how to shoot for a particular framing style.

Whether you’re shooting for the web or finishing a feature film, understanding the shape of your image is a fundamental skill that can transform the look of your footage.

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