In addition to being one of the best scripted shows on television, Breaking Bad is also beautifully shot. Not only is each shot well composed in a purely aesthetic way (have you ever noticed that deserts are vast and breathtaking?) but every frame is composed so that it contextualizes the plot, says something about character, reveals more of the mythology of the show, or foreshadows what is to come.

The following were standout shots in S05E03 of Breaking Bad.