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Hopefully Roger himself answers this question,  or even makes it the topic of one of his podcasts.   I have seen him vaguely answer this question but I am curious as to the full answer.  What made Roger Deakins completely convert to shooting on digital?  I ask because not too long prior to shooting on digital he was interviewed and he mentioned how inferior digital cinematography is.  He has mentioned that everything changed with the Alexa, however it didn't seem like he was looking to convert.  Was it important he maintain the look of his prior celluloid shot films?  If you look at No country for old men it looks like it was shot with the same camera as the one he used for In Time.  To my eye there was no quality drop to his work when converting to digital.  Something I can say to other DPS who have gone from film to digital.

 

 

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