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15 Tips About Mise en Scène That Every Photographer Should Know

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Mise en Scène, or “placing on stage” in English,  means the way things in front of a camera is arranged from the composition, props, backgrounds and lighting.

So now that you know what it is, how do you apply it? Before you even start, you have to understand the concepts involved in this technique. And the peeps at ShoHawk have been so kind in putting together this infographic featuring 15 must-know principles that will be useful in visualizing the scenes or images you are attempting to portray.

The infographic is originally meant for filmmakers but the elements are applicable to photographers as well such as subject placement, framing, angles, creating mood and depth of field. What else? Scroll down to see the full infographic for yourself!

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Hope you find this useful, fellow photographers! Do give us a shout below if you have more tips to share!

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