SO… WHAT IS A CINEMATOGRAPHER?
Also known as a D.O.P (Director of Photography), they employ advanced camera & sound techniques to better tell the story & engage the audience by evoking perceptible feeling.
They are in charge of all creative & technical camera, lighting & sound decisions & crew on-set.
Often the lead Camera Operator & Chief EditorEdit Master, the Cinematographer works very closely with the Director and/or client throughout the Pre-Production, Production & Post-Production process to technically achieve their creative vision.
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