”An actor can overact or underact—so can a cameraman.” -Subrata Mitra
Cinematographers you simply don’t question: Roger Deakins, A.S.C., B.S.C.
Famous for: The Big Lebowski, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, A Serious Man, The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford, True Grit
Cinematographers you simply dont question: Caleb Deschanel, A.S.C.
Famous for: The Black Stallion, The Passion of the Christ, National Treasure, The Right Stuff, Fly Away Home
Fun Fact: he is Emily & Zooey Deschanel’s father
Cinematographers you simply don’t question: Wally Pfister, A.S.C.
Famous for: The Italian Job, Memento, Batman Begins, The Prestige, Inception, (& my favorite of his) The Dark Knight
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And this is coming from someone who is upset that they will probably be working at the movie theatre during the midnight premiere here in the U.S., which I desperately want to be at as a patron, not an employee.
One of my favorite scenes. When you watch movies, pay attention to the visuals!