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cinematography

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film
cinematographycin‧e‧ma‧tog‧ra‧phy /ˌsɪnəməˈtɒɡrəfi $ -ˈtɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  AMFthe skill or study of making filmscinematographer noun [countable]
Examples from the Corpus
cinematographyThe picture won five nominations and two Oscars, for the screenplay and cinematography.I loved the movie's beautiful cinematography of the African desert.I went to the cinema not for entertainment, but for cinematography.Fellini lacked any formal training in cinematography and developed his personal style only after a long apprenticeship as a scriptwriter.The traditional whipping-stick the accusation of being photographic used to chastise artists was now extended to include cinematography.In the end, though, this bit of cinematography is barely enough to fend off yawns.You may have seen a film, but wish to talk about who did the cinematography or who played a particular character.The cinematography is beautiful, and the direction, by Mike Barker, is commanding.Roehler's direction, and Hagen Bogdanski's black-and-white cinematography depict the nightmarish, ruined landscape of Hanna's hopes.
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