While in high school Lon was given a water damaged home movie camera. After he was able to repair and use the camera, he decided to pursue a career in the motion picture equipment business. He first learned the trade at a Nikon Service Facility, then was trained on Arriflex and Panavision equipment at Victor Duncan Inc. in Detroit and Chicago. In 1984 he opened Stratton Camera Inc., a camera rental company in Detroit, Michigan and also worked as a camera assistant. He began shooting in 1987 and became an International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) Director of Photography in 1991.
Camera and Electrical Department
Contribute to this page
Suggest an edit or add missing content