I decided to watch the first part of the pilot episode to Hannibal for this exercise. It took me quite a few minutes to get used to not being able to hear it and to focus more on the technical camera work happening rather than trying to interpret what was happening within the story. It forced me to really look at how each shot was framed. The cinematography in this show is absolutely astounding. They somehow manage to frame gorgeous shots composed of things like corpses mounted on deer antlers. The rule of thirds is sometimes very apparent, but mostly shots tend to be pretty center framed. One of my favorite aspects, though, is that even without the sound the camera work alone still manages to create a great deal of tension.

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