Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that hard. It just requires some understanding of what color grading is, and how to do it properly. Add a cinematic crop ratio of 21:9 and some smart framing, and you are all set.
Why 21:9 Instead Of 16:9?
Well, regular widescreen monitors are 16:9, but if you haven’t noticed yet, movies are even wider. If you play any movie on your widescreen monitor you’ll see that it will have black bars on the top and bottom of the frame. These wouldn’t exist if the monitor you had was 21:9 aspect ratio.
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