American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The art or technique of movie photography, including both the shooting and development of the film.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of taking a succession of photographic pictures representing objects in movement, and of showing the same by projection or otherwise. Also kinematography.
- n. the act of making a film
- From cinematograph + -graphy (Wiktionary)
“One of the most fundamental techniques in cinematography is using the point of sharpest focus to signal the viewer where to look and using a moving point of focus to pull the viewer’s eye through the frame.”
“The cinematography is crisply dark, accentuating the relentless 24/7 sprint the company has been on from the very beginning.”
“The beautiful outdoor cinematography is a stark contrast to the hellish situations they find themselves in, while the naturalistic acting style lends more authenticity to the characters.”
“The elegant cinematography is the work of Jeff Cronenweth (who comes by it naturally; his late father, Jordan, was one of the best shooters of his time).”
“The cinematography is beautiful, and the movie's ingenious editing seamlessly interweaves past and present, and jumps between several different lawsuits.”
“The cinematography is impeccable in the film, provided byAlwin H. Kuchler, who suggested the idea of keeping the interior of the ship coloured in muted greys and blues, therefore shocking the audience with the brilliance of the Sun when those shots came on screen.”
“Anyone interested in cinematography should watch it at least 50 times. ... not joking.”
“The cinematography is amazing: This film looks very slick, the action is well choreographed, and the depiction of China is breathtaking.”
“So much of the art of cinematography is lighting, and if one of the two has already lit a scene for his style, the other would have to stick with it.”
“In this sixth film in the series, the cinematography is stunning, and the story unfolds in a stately and unhurried fashion.”
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