A cinematographer is the one who translates the vision of the filmmaker into reels. Technicalities and aesthetics are the responsibilities of the cinematographer, and his job is twice as rigid as a still photographer.
The cinematographer is the creative control -- he selects the camera, the film stock, lens, filters, and he is the one to realize the intentions of the director. Their relationship often varies but the cinematographer often acts with complete independence. In this Crash Course on Film Production, we look into the purpose of cinematography and its major of accomplishing the film.
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. Here are the 10 cream of the crop.
American photographer James Abbe wanted to have his breakthrough in photojournalism, but the muses had something else in mind. Known for his portraiture, Abbe's name is deemed as the photographer who captured the budding celebrity culture and aesthetic of the 1920's.
Filmmaker James Cameron is one of the most successful people in cinema to date and is one of the definers of contemporary mainstream cinema with his excessive use of special effects and epic themes. Now, what does it take to inspire a filmmaker such as Cameron? Here are his influences.
Joel Byron is a UK based film maker who uses a mix of digital and analogue techniques. He is creative director at BigPlus and recently made a short video of his trip to the South of France using the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art lens.
Lomographer Stephan Kaps, popularly known as @mephisto19 in the community, is a master of quirky portraiture and mind-boggling multiple exposure photos. As a rule breaker, he employs several photography techniques to bring out the personality of his subjects personality and redesign the world in line with his creative vision.
As a pioneer of European photography aesthetics, Adolphe Braun was also an innovator of reproduction techniques which advanced the field of art history. Here is a comprehensive display of his oeuvre and how he influenced early photography.
The Bauhaus is more known as a school of minimalist design and architecture, mostly relying on the essential and non-ornamental aesthetics. But who would have known these Bauhaus folk can play dress-up with these retro-futuristic shindig get-ups?
Italian photographer Chiara Dondi lives and breathes as an artist of the old world. Intending to provide a sort of vintage charm and mystique into her photographs, her visual language remains in touch with reality with her contemporary female muses. Allow her to welcome you into her world.
London based visual artist and photographer Antonio Curcetti shoots exclusively with film. He has photographed bands such as Toy and Slowdive. All of his shoots are dripping with the glorious aesthetics of film. We gave him a Lomo'Instant Wide to test out and he talked to us about his work.
Joining this year's jury for the TEN AND ONE Awards is Nicolette Clara Iles who creates fairytale worlds within her shoots. She uses the aesthetics of film to perfectly capture a sense of fantasy and mystery. We talked to her about her work