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Female Representation in Cinema: 50 Essential Films
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The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.
a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins
Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.

a-bittersweet-life:

The Cinematography of Roger Deakins

Dive further into the masterful cinematographer’s world with Filmmaking Wisdom from Roger Deakins: I genuinely feel that cinematography, like photography in general, is not something that can be learned but, pretentious as it may sound, can only be discovered.

a-bittersweet-life:

Deakins: Shadows in the Valley

Roger Deakins is a master filmmaker whose work in cinematography further pushes the art of cinema. He is a perfect example of a filmmaker striving for artistic excellence while being aware that it is all in the service of the film. Beauty and utility should meet in perfect harmony, and one needs only to watch the works of this cinematographer to see these elements in union. From The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford to No Country for Old Men, enjoy this video presentation by Plot Point Productions and journey through the visually breathtaking cinematography of Roger Deakins.

Shifting Aspect Ratios

Xavier Dolan is no stranger to shifting ratios within a film as he does so with Laurence Anyways and Tom at the Farm. However he takes on a whole new ratio with his latest Jury Prize winner from Cannes, Mommy.

The following was found within the film’s production notes:

After having shot a music video in 1:1 last year, it dawned on me that this ratio translated in a somewhat unique emotion and sincerity.

The perfect square in which it consists framed faces with such simplicity, and seemed like the ideal structure for “portrait” shots. No distraction, no affectations are possible in such constricted space. The character is our main subject, inescapably at the center of our attention. Our eyes cannot miss him, her. 1:1 is, besides, the ratio of album covers in the CD industry, and of all of these jackets that have imprinted our imaginaries over time. The Die & Steve Mix 4ever being a leitmotif for us, the use of 1:1 found an additional echo.

It is also, to be frank, my DOP André Turpin’s favorite ratio which he had, apparently, dreamed of using his entire life without ever daring to do so (he’s also a director, and directed the extremely enjoyable Zigrail, Middle-East road trip shot in black and white and featuring some brutal early John Zorn!). After having now spent a year with him busting my balls at about just every shot, regretting our infamous ratio, I’ve learned two things: André loves cinemascope and I, for one, have absolutely no regrets in this.

New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry” New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.
What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry”

New York City through the eyes of Saul Leiter, an American photographer and painter who pioneered the art of color photography with Kodachrome.

What a guy : Saul Leiter documentary “In No Great Hurry”

Sleeping Habits of a Genius

Brilliance, it seems, is the product of a well-rested mind, not artistic all-nighters. Here, the bedtimes kept by history’s brightest, as collected in the book Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, by Mason Currey.

NYMag for the full article.

music video memories. #tbt (at The Living Gallery BK)