An example from How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck (p. 106)
I tell people to shoot short shots because (a) our brains process information so fast that long shots are likely to be boring and (b) most new videographers don’t know how to do it.
Then I get email that refers to “the rule of shooting short shots.” So let’s be real clear: This is creativity, baby. There ain’t no rules. But you do need to learn how to shoot short shots. Instead of focusing on “rules” that there are penalties for breaking, think in terms of … Read the rest