Cinema is alive and well, folks. 2012 (especially this awards season) has brought out the most epic storytelling I have seen in a long time. There are many power players to thank for this. The Los Angeles Times just recently published a fitting profile of the masters of light, also known as cinematographers. An individual frame is to a movie as a sentence is to a novel. You may pass it over upon first glance and think nothing of it, but sometimes a second look is a wonderful thing.
I’m always curious when DP’s are highlighted for their work and given the opportunity to speak for themselves. Out of the five films profiled, I’ve only seen LIFE OF PI. I think the frame selected by director of photography Claudio Miranda is reason enough to see it again. Check out the full piece online HERE.