For people born with the privilege of sight, We see things
I think that an outstanding Cinematographer or DOP will basically make a set of lights and camera sing for the benefit of the film. They should be able to capture striking and beautiful imagery. Cinematography in itself is an art.
There should be a reason on why the camera is used in a certain manner.
Paul Thomas Anderson and Robert Elswit Academy Award winning work in 2oo7’s There Will Be Blood is duly presented as he managed to do so many great memorable shots in the film. The use of anamorphic lenses kind of sets the tone of the film. By using anamorphic lenses for the film, theres a much wider view as compared to using a normal lens.