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“I’ve always loved the way how Wong Kar-wai composed a frame. Here is a video of some of my favorite shots from the movie ‘2046' which also depicts the usage of Rule Of Thirds, Flat Space Composition, Symmetrical Shots and also the way of using some shapes inside a frame to create a boundary around the subject, which I'd like to call FRAME WITH IN A FRAME. and Fibbonacci spiral.” —Suresh Kumar

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In case you somehow missed it, ‘In The Mood for Doyle’ (2007) follows one of the best known and most acclaimed directors of photography in world cinema as he gives us his thoughts on his past and present work. From the recent sets of ‘Invisible Waves’ by Thailand’s Pen ek Ratanaruang, and M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Lady in the Water,’ to the locations in Hong Kong where he shot some of his most famous pictures, such as In ‘The Mood for Love’ and ‘Dumplings,’ Christopher Doyle talks about his cinematic fascination for Asian culture.

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CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 (AGNES VARDA, 1962)

CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 (AGNES VARDA, 1962)

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BLACK NARCISSUS (MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER, 1947)

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BARRY LYNDON (STANLEY KUBRICK, 1975)

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POLA X (LEO’S CARAX, 1999)

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THE HORSE WHISPERER (ROBERT REDFORD, 1998)

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SKYFALL (SAM MENDES 2012)

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THE TURIN HORSE (BELA TARR, 2011)

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