Cinematography

Filmmaking element.

Barry Lyndon Candlelight

A Beginner’s Guide to Low Light Cinematography

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It’s lights out for some cinematographers. No. Literally.

Blade Runner Eye and camera aperture

Ask a Filmmaker: What Is the Frame Rate of the Human Eye?

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Say it with me: The eye is not a camera!

Blonde Cameras

A Beginner’s Guide to Shutter Angle

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It’s a matter of degrees.

Darius Khonji Cinematography

A Beginner’s Guide to the Cinematography of Darius Khondji

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When the likes of David Fincher, James Gray, and Bong Joon Ho want to work with you … you’re doing something right.

Lala Land Flipped Image

Why a Filmmaker Might Choose to Flip a Shot

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To flip, or not to flip? That is the question.

Wicked Wicked Split Screen

‘Wicked, Wicked,’ Polyrhythmic Form, and the Vicious Split-Screen

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My god, I’m seeing double.

Brett Jutkiewicz Scream 6

How ‘Scream 6’ Broke Away from the Franchise’s Visual Tradition

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We chat with cinematographer¬†Brett Jutkiewicz¬†about ‘Scream 6,’ transforming Montreal into New York City, and why spherical lenses were the only way to go.

Wally Pfister Cinematography

From ‘Momento’ to ‘Moneyball’: A Beginner’s Guide to Wally Pfister

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Never underestimate the erotic thriller to ‘Batman’ pipeline.

It Follows Cinematography

How the Cinematography in ‘It Follows’ Trains You To Be Paranoid

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Thanks, ‘It Follows’ for making a slow pan feel so scary.