“Light & Shadow” Cinematographers’ personal perspectives from Zacuto

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Very nice video posted by our friends over at Zacuto. It isn't embeddable however, so please click on the image below to go to zacuto's site to see it.

In this film, legendary cinematographers share their personal perspectives on what they do and what it means to them. If you’re searching for textbook answers and an education on how to excel as a cinematographer, you won’t find them here. Thought-provoking questions such as “What is creativity?”, “What shapes your vision?” and “How do you look at life?” provide a more inspirational view about what we do ~ light and shadow.

Light & Shadow, 720p

Light & Shadow from Zacuto USA - Click to watch

Light & Shadow from Zacuto USA – Click to watch



Description

A year and a half in the making, shot simultaneously on and after Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout 2012, Zacuto presents a Steve Weiss film, Light & Shadow.If you have only one takeaway from Light & Shadow, let it be a reminder that cinematography, like all art forms, is something that comes from within. The technical can be taught, and anyone can pick up a camera and learn how to operate it. To capture an emotion and move an audience through visual storytelling is what real artists are all about. The big question is this: can it be learned or are you born with it? With or without this born talent, it’s still upon you to keep learning and honing your craft.

   
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(cover photo credit: snap from the video)

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