Say what you need to say.   I'm Laura. I'm from New York City, I go to school in Delaware, I enjoy positive vibes, I get really passionate over politics & poetry and there are very few things a good cup of coffee cannot fix.
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"The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens."

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"I never act my age - but you can tell by the lines in my smile that I have been around for a while."
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And with our roots, become a tree
To shade what we make, under it"
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The Psychology of Cinematography: 

Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Darren Aronofsky, Quentin Tarantino & Stanley Kubrick

These are all shots where the emphasis is on the entirety of the shot as a whole and provides a much more distant kind of view, allowing the goings on to register as it is instead of having a specific cinematic mood attached. 

I’ve never heard anyone say not to try for symmetry in your shots, but I was told to be aware of the psychological effect it has on audiences. This little reel is a prime example of how off-putting symmetry can be in motion picture photography. Even in the ones in which there is no immediate danger or horror present. You feel like there’s something wrong in every one of these shots. You can’t put your finger on it, but you know things aren’t quite right. The psychology of symmetry is used whenever a filmmaker wants to put an audience at unease. Which, as you can see, was often.

This concept can be applied to many other concepts and styles of cinematography such as  Look down, look up, Hiphop cuts, mood lighting etc. 

These are some of my favorite examples cinematography put in a gif set. 

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"Be fair in thy judgment, and guarded in thy speech. Be unjust to no man, and show all meekness to all men. Be as a lamp unto them that walk in darkness, a joy to the sorrowful, a sea for the thirsty, a haven for the distressed, an upholder and defender of the victim of oppression. Let integrity and uprightness distinguish all thine acts."
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"Without virtue, man is no better than a beast."
Aristotle, “The Politics”
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#aristotle  #the politics  #political theory  #philosophy 
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*realizes it’s 1am

*makes coffee*
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Making myself look occupied in my (one of many) sausage fest class. I need more women in the field of philosophy I’m not kidding 

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