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Storytelling has been around for millions of years and proves to be a vital part of the human experience. Even live performances in theatre are all about conveying a message across to the audience.

But all of these are very objective to the viewer and lack a sense of subjectivity and lead to a very static and stages feeling, or in other words, overuse of the third-person point of view.

Modern film camera's, although fantastic in quality and performance, don't automatically give the viewer a more believable outcome, but the choice of camera positing and movement does.

Our day to day experience with real-world scenarios is subconsciously built into us and filmmakers translate this methodology into camera position. For example, if someone who is taller than you stands next to you, you usually look up to them. If this is in film, viewers don't get that same sense of scale, so in order to amplify this, the camera would be at a lower position looking up to a larger subject to give a submissive feeling to their viewers which ultimately translates 3D objects into 2D media.

Take a look at the video below by the YouTube channel: Vox on Why Movies Tilt The Camera Like This...

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