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25 of the best cinematographers in film history


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25 of the best cinematographers in film history

Ingmar Bergman and Sven Nykvist on the set of ‘Fanny and Alexander’.



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Maryse Alberti

Maryse Alberti and Ryan Coogler attend the ‘Creed’ premiere.



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John Alcott

John Alcott adjusts the camera while Stanley Kubrick looks through the lens on the set of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’.



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Michael Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus receives award at Berlin Film Festival.



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Michael Chapman

Michael Chapman speaks at award ceremony.



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Roger Deakins

Roger Deakins poses in the press room with Academy Award.



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Caleb Deschanel

Caleb Deschanel at Venice Film Festival.



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Ernest Dickerson

Ernest R. Dickerson attends screening



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Robert Elswit

Robert Elswit accepts Academy Award



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Conrad Hall

Conrad Hall poses with award



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Darius Khondji

Darius Khondji attends “Okja” Premiere



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Ellen Kuras

Ellen Kuras speaks at event



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Edward Lachman

Ed Lachman speaks at New York Film Festival event.



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Emmanuel Lubezki

Emmanuel Lubezki poses in the press room with Academy Award.



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Rachel Morrison

Rachel Morrison speaks onstage at Santa Barbara Film Festival.



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Robby Müller

Robby Mueller at opening of Museum exhibition in Berlin.



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Asakazu Nakai

Actors in a film still from ‘Seven Samurai’.



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Sven Nykvist

Ingmar Bergman and Sven Nykvist on the set of ‘Fanny and Alexander’.



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Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson accepts Academy Award



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Vittorio Storaro

Vittorio Storaro at Venice Film Festival



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Gregg Toland

William Wyler & Gregg Toland on the set of ‘The Best Years of our Lives’.



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Haskell Wexler

Haskell Wexler speaking at Los Angeles Film Festival.



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Gordon Willis

Gordon Willis speaking at Harvard University lecture.



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Robert Yeoman

Robert Yeoman speaking onstage with award.



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Freddie Young

Freddie Young stands with actress Peggy Cummins on the set of ‘Escape’.



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Vilmos Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond speaks at event.


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