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camera operation (1 reply)

2 weeks ago
Lingam 2 weeks ago

Hello roger,

                     I want to ask you something cinematographer stuff. I am upcoming cinematographer. I know little  how to light for peoples and shot choreograph also but I don't have enough experience in camera much important camera operation for upcoming will come only from separate experience or may i manage operation side by side in doing movie. I don't have documentary experience. Now what I am asking if am going to do independent feature film should i do practice operation or operation not so hard. What's your great advice for me.

Roger Deakins
1 week ago
Roger Deakins 1 week ago

Some cinematographers don't operate the camera themselves but others, such as myself, find it an integral part of their process. I think it is true to say that on many, if not most, independent and lower budget films the cinematographer will operate the camera.

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