Storyboards for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. This is very cool - the still photos match the storyboard drawings. Woman is nearly always central and gives a balanced picture plane, depicting some calm(Cool Designs To Draw)
Most people who have been directing for a while have a shorthand way of communicating with their DP. For example, you will typically hear a director say "We'll start Wide then move into an OTS and then a CU.