Photographed and directed Budweiser TV commercial "Free and Safe" (2005).
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[on photographing Samuel L. Jackson
's scenes in Django Unchained
(2012)] Skin naturally reflects in a way that makeup doesn't. So we had to figure out a way to light him. Because the primary story circles slavery, of course every shot will, in one way or the other, deal with the contrast of black and white. I hope we succeeded.
Was the original cinematographer of World War Z
(2013) but, due to the time consuming troubled production of the film and the several re-shoots, Richardson had to leave the set early to work on Quentin Tarantino
's Django Unchained
(2012). He was replaced by Ben Seresin
, who received the whole credit.
One strong key light facing straight down to create a pool of light or a bounce light off of a performer.