cinematographer

noun
cin·e·ma·tog·ra·pher | \ˌsi-nə-mə-ˈtä-grə-fər \

Definition of cinematographer 

: a specialist in cinematography

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Robby Müller, the Dutch cinematographer whose inventive use of lighting and artful approach to composition were consistent elements of films by directors like Wim Wenders and Jim Jarmusch, died on July 3 at his home in Amsterdam. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Robby Müller, inventive cinematographer, dies at 78," 13 July 2018 Image Robby Müller, the Dutch cinematographer whose inventive use of lighting and artful approach to composition were consistent elements of films by directors like Wim Wenders and Jim Jarmusch, died on July 3 at his home in Amsterdam. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, "Robby Müller, Inventive Cinematographer, Is Dead at 78," 10 July 2018 German director Wim Wenders has paid tribute to famed Dutch cinematographer Robby Muller, who died this week at his home in Amsterdam after a long battle with Binswanger's disease. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, "Wim Wenders Remembers "Innovative" 'Paris, Texas' Cinematographer Robby Muller," 5 July 2018 That includes directors, writers, editors, cinematographers, extras, production assistants, technical specialists, makeup artists, script runners, construction workers — and the list continues. refinery29.com, "It Took A Woman President To Save American Jobs On House Of Cards," 7 July 2018 The movie’s physical authenticity is also a plus, especially masterful cinematographer Pedro Sotero’s acutely naturalistic visuals, through which Africa is never merely a backdrop, always present and breathing. Robert Abele, latimes.com, "Brazilian filmmaker beautifully captures a friend's journey in 'Gabriel and the Mountain'," 14 June 2018 And cinematographer Magnus Nordenhof Jønck finds beauty in the most desolate places; even flashing police lights set against nightfall are inviting. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, "Charlie Plummer plays an everyday hero in unsparing 'Lean on Pete'," 12 Apr. 2018 The director and his cinematographer Christopher Blauvelt adopt a fly-on-the-wall approach, often drifting away from Callahan to zoom in sympathetically on the other faces in the room. Justin Chang, latimes.com, "Review: Joaquin Phoenix stars in the captivating addiction drama 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot'," 12 July 2018 The filmmaker and his cinematographer, Andrew Wehde, are sharp observers. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, "‘Eighth Grade’ Review: The Agonies and Glories of Growing Up," 12 July 2018

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1897, in the meaning defined above

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