Top 10 Cinematographers From Then to Now

2017-10-13

A cinematographer sometimes called the director of photography (DP) is the chief artist responsible for the aesthetic and technical decisions related to a moving image, often found in film, television production or live action piece. In contrast to the director, the cinematographer is majorly responsible with the camera direction and movement, and often get the last say for the whole 'look-and-feel' of a cinematic piece.

Here are the 10 cream of the crop that CineFix enlisted by era:

10 - The beginnings, Billy Bitzer
9 - The Golden Age, Gregg Toland
8 - Transition to color, Robert Burks
7 - Technicolor and Cinemascope, Freddie Young
6 - New Hollywood, Vittorio Storaro
5 - Europe, Sven Nykvist
4 - Around the world, Kazuo Miyagawa
3 - 80's and 90's, Janusz Kaminski
2 - Women, Maryse Alberti
1 - Today, Roger Deakins


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written by lomographymagazine on 2017-10-13 #culture #videos #cinema #filmmaking #cinematography

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