Do you like watching movies? Do you pay attention to the tones and light they used in a film when you are watching it? Are you somewhat amazed with the cinematic look they used and inspired to try it in your photos?
Most photographers explore this kind of style in their photography because it makes the audience feel that they are viewing a frozen frame of a movie. Each photographer has their own style on shooting and processing their photos to achieve a filmy look on their pictures.
Below are good samples of cinematic photography style from different talented photographers. I added their links so you can explore some of their works.
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Capturing candid scenes are also a good start in making a cinematic style in photos. They also present the drama and the cinematic atmosphere like is something straight out of a film.
If you want to learn how to color grade your photos for cinematic look, here’s a simple tutorial on how to do it. How to do Cinematic Color Grading Using Lightroom.