Keith Nelson Jr. of Digital Trends recently spoke to cinematographer Sean Daly about the meaning of cinematography, working with David Lynch, shooting HBO's Dr. Dre/Jimmy Iovine documentary The Defiant Ones, and more.
"It allows you to hold shots longer. Capturing detail in a frame is a powerful storytelling tool. When you’re cutting it together, there is the feeling that you want to give the audience time to scan the whole image. You tend to cut a little bit slower, let things play out a little bit longer..."