Definitions for cinematographer
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cameraman, camera operator, cinematographer(noun)
a photographer who operates a movie camera
the making of motion pictures
a photographer who operates a movie camera, or who oversees the operations of the cameras and lighting when making a film
A cinematographer is the chief over the camera and lighting crews working on a film, and responsible for achieving artistic and technical decisions related to the image. The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography.
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People don't live their lives in a series of scenes that form a dramatic narrative, they don't speak in dialogue, they're not lit by a cinematographer or scored by a composer. The properties of real life and the properties of drama have almost nothing to do with each other. The difference between writing about reporters and being a reporter is the same as the difference between drawing a building and building a building.
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