Favourite Cinematographers

Cinematographers who blew my mind
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1.
Santosh Sivan
Cinematographer, Ashoka the Great
“ Every Film ” - sallu007
 
2.
Ron Fricke
Cinematographer, Baraka
“ Baraka (1992)
Chronos (1985)
Samsara (2011) ” - sallu007
 
4.
Emmanuel Lubezki
Cinematographer, Gravity
Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks, which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill. Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón...
“ The Tree of Life
The New World ” - sallu007
 
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Hoyte Van Hoytema
Cinematographer, Interstellar
 
6.
John Toll
Cinematographer, Braveheart
“ The Last samurai
Legends of the Fall
The Thin Red Line ” - sallu007
 
7.
Peter Pau
Pau has been one of the top cinematographers in Hong Kong. After his graduation of Filmmaking at San Francisco Art Institute in 1983, he directed his first feature "The Temptation of Dance" and Wu du qing chou (aka Misty) in the 1990s. Pau has been working with the top directors such as John Woo (_Dip hyut shueng hung (1989)_ [aka The Killer])...
 
8.
Christopher Doyle
Cinematographer, Ying xiong
“ Hero
2046 ” - sallu007
 
9.
Takao Saitô
Cinematographer, Ran
“ Dreams
Ran ” - sallu007
 
10.
Blasco Giurato
Cinematographer, Cinema Paradiso
“ Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Everybody's Fine (1990) ” - sallu007
 
11.
Wally Pfister
Cinematographer, The Dark Knight
“ Inception
memento
The Prestige ” - sallu007
 
12.
“ Life of Pi
Curious Case of Benjamin Button ” - sallu007
 
13.
Frank Griebe
Cinematographer, Cloud Atlas
“ Cloud Atlas
Perfume:The story of a murderer ” - sallu007
 
14.
Colin Watkinson
Cinematographer, The Fall
“ The Fall ” - sallu007
 
15.
Roger Deakins
Cinematographer, The Shawshank Redemption
Roger Deakins is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve. He is a member of both the American and British Society of Cinematographers, and received thirteen nominations for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Deakins' first feature film in America as cinematographer was Mountains of the Moon (1990)...
 
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“ Inglourious Basterds
hugo ” - sallu007
 
17.
Luca Bigazzi
Cinematographer, La grande bellezza
 
18.
“ The Lord of the Rings series ” - sallu007
 
19.
Carlos Catalan
Cinematographer, Unfinished Song
“ zindagi na milegi dobara ” - sallu007
 
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Lajos Koltai
Cinematographer, Malèna
“ malena ” - sallu007
 
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“ Pirates of the Caribbean series ” - sallu007
 
23.
Vittorio Storaro
Cinematographer, Apocalypse Now
Vittorio Storaro, the award-winning cinematographer who won Oscars for "Apocalypse Now", "Reds" and "The Last Emperor". He was born on June 24, 1940 in Rome, where his father was a projectionist at the Lux Film Studio. At the age of 11, he began studying photography at a technical school...
“ Apocalypse Now
The Last Emperor ” - sallu007
 
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“ What dreams may come
Blood diamond ” - sallu007
 
25.
Matthew Libatique
Cinematographer, Iron Man
“ Black Swan (2010)
The Fountain ” - sallu007
 
26.
John Mathieson
Cinematographer, Gladiator
John Mathieson came up through the traditional camera ranks and worked as an assistant to Gabriel Beristáin for several years. Mathieson was first recognized for his work on the music video "Peek-A-Boo" by Siouxsie and the Banshees.
“ Gladiator ” - sallu007
 
27.
S. Ravi Varman
Cinematographer, Barfi!
“ Ramleela ” - sallu007
 
28.
Dean Semler
Cinematographer, Dances with Wolves
“ Dances with Wolves (1990)
Apocalypto (2006) ” - sallu007
 
29.
Michael Ballhaus
Cinematographer, The Departed
“ The Departed ” - sallu007
 
30.
John Alcott
Cinematographer, The Shining
John Alcott, the Oscar-winning cinematographer best known for his collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, was born in 1931, in Isleworth, England, the son of movie executive Arthur Alcott, who would become the production controller at Gainsborough Studios during the 1940s. Alcott began his film career as a clapper boy...
“ A Clockwork Orange
The Shining ” - sallu007
 
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“ Sherlock Holmes
Big Fish ” - sallu007
 
32.
Néstor Almendros
Cinematographer, Kramer vs. Kramer
One of the highest appraised contemporary cinematographers. He was born in Spain but moved to Cuba by age 18 to join his exiled anti-Franco father. In Havana, he founded a cineclub and wrote film reviews. Then, he went on to study in Rome at the Centro Sperimentale. He directed six shorts in Cuba and two in New York...
“ Days of Heaven
Le dernier métro ” - sallu007
 
33.
Ravi K. Chandran
Cinematographer, OK Jaanu
“ Dil Chahta Hai
Saawariya ” - sallu007
 
34.
Abinandhan Ramanujam
Cinematographer, Amen
“ amen ” - sallu007
 
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Sameer Thahir
Cinematographer, Bangalore Days
Sameer Thahir is an Indian cinematographer, director and scriptwriter. He did his graduation from Maharajas College, Ernakulam, from where he found his desire for cinema and photography. Started his career in cinema industry as a cinematographer for the movie "Big B" directed by his mentor Amal Neerad in the year 2009 and directed his first movie in Chaappa Kurish in the year 2011...
 
37.
Mauro Fiore
Cinematographer, Avatar
“ Tears of the Sun
avatar ” - sallu007
 
38.
Russell Carpenter
Cinematographer, Titanic
“ Titanic ” - sallu007
 
39.
Dean Cundey
Cinematographer, Back to the Future
Dean Cundey reigns supreme as one of the best, most prolific, and talented cinematographers to ever grace celluloid with his often striking and accomplished photography. Cundey was born on March 12th, 1946, in Alhambra, California. One of his hobbies during his elementary school days was building miniature sets...
 
40.
K.U. Mohanan
Cinematographer, Talaash
“ Don ” - sallu007
 
41.
Gordon Willis
Cinematographer, The Godfather
“ The godfather ” - sallu007
 
42.
Eric Gautier
Cinematographer, Into the Wild
“ Motorcycle Diaries
into the wild ” - sallu007
 
43.
Don Burgess
Cinematographer, Forrest Gump
“ Forrest Gump ” - sallu007
 
44.
Jeff Cronenweth
Cinematographer, Fight Club
“ fight club ” - sallu007
 
45.
Lance Acord
Cinematographer, Lost in Translation
 
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“ The Bourne Ultimatum ” - sallu007
 
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César Charlone
Cinematographer, City of God
“ City of God (2002) ” - sallu007
 
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Tom Stern
Cinematographer, The Hunger Games
 
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Bruno Delbonnel
Cinematographer, Amélie
“ A Very Long Engagement
Amélie ” - sallu007
 
52.
Binod Pradhan
Cinematographer, Rang De Basanti
“ Rang De Basanti (2006)
Devdas (2002) ” - sallu007
 
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Sven Nykvist
Sven Nykvist was considered by many in the industry to be one of the world's greatest cinematographers. During his long career that spanned almost half a century, Nyvist perfected the art of cinematography to its most simple attributes, and he helped give the films he had worked on the simplest and most natural look imaginable...
 
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Jason West
Cinematographer, Don 2
 
56.
Darius Khondji
Cinematographer, Amour
 
57.
David Tattersall
Cinematographer, The Green Mile
 
58.
John Schwartzman
Cinematographer, Jurassic World
Attended USC Film School.
 
59.
Tim Maurice-Jones
Cinematographer, Snatch
 
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“ Pans Labyrinth ” - sallu007
 
61.
Nataraja Subramanian
Cinematographer, Jab We Met
“ Parineeta
Eklavya: The Royal Guard ” - sallu007
 
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“ ustad hotel ” - sallu007
 
63.
“ in the mood for love ” - sallu007
 
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Vadim Yusov
Cinematographer, Solaris
 
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Adam Arkapaw
Cinematographer, Assassin's Creed
Adam Arkapaw is known for his Emmy Award-winning work on Top of the Lake (2013), True Detective (2014), and McFarland, USA (2015). Born in Bowral, a small town south of Sydney, Arkapaw studied at Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts, getting his start making shorts and commercials before his first feature, Blind Company (2009), followed by Animal Kingdom (2010).