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Overview

Cinematographers plan, direct and coordinate filming to control the quality and style of photography in films or videos.

Day-to-day

  • determines lighting, film, shutter angles, filter factors, camera distance, depth of field and focus, angles of view and other variables to achieve desired mood and effect
  • views film and video tape to evaluate and select scenes and determine which scenes need to be re-shot.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

To become a Cinematographer

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