facial expressions- close ups
dR. STEPHEN MATURIN
In this photo facial expressions have been used to show how the doctor feels, by using this technique it shows and helps the audience to connect with what he is feeling. The way his eyes are directed at his hand shows that he is generaly happy and interested in what he has discovered. The glimmer in his eyes is an example of his excitement. The slight grin on his face lets us know that he is calm and relieved that he has found somethng that interests him.
Although he is in his element, he knows that he must accept the aggessive side of nature because without the miltary he would not be where he is at this point and to be able to do what he enjoys, this is sometimes hard for him to accept, but by aknowledging this this side he has also proved that he can be strong and dependant for not only the captain but for the rest of the crew to feel more stable to rely on him.