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#1 jbraver

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Posted 03 November 2005 - 10:10 PM

whats the diffrence ?

thanks,
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#2 Robert Glenn

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Posted 03 November 2005 - 10:21 PM

Aparently they are both the same thing, although it's debatable
http://64.233.161.10...tographer&hl=en
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#3 Sol Train Saihati

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Posted 04 November 2005 - 02:27 AM

Vittorio Storaro on ICG chat:

Frank: Vittorio, what do you feel was your best photographed picture?

Vittorio Storaro: This is a question that has been posed to me several times.

Vittorio Storaro: First of all, I would like to make clear, I can't do photography on film. I can do cinematography.
Because photography is an expression in one single image. And cinematography is writing with light and movement. This is exactly what we are doing.
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#4 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 04 November 2005 - 08:53 AM

Hi,

That kind of pedantry just comes off as pompous to me...

Phil
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#5 Jonathan Spear

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Posted 04 November 2005 - 10:51 AM

Sure sucks having an established professional with more experience than you voice their opinion, doesn't it?

:lol:

Mr. Storaro has definately earned the right and I for one welcome and encourage such "pedantry":

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005886/
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#6 Max Jacoby

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Posted 04 November 2005 - 11:20 AM

Personally I find the term 'cinematographer' much more accurate.
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#7 Tim J Durham

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Posted 04 November 2005 - 11:53 AM

Hi,

That kind of pedantry just comes off as pompous to me...

Phil


Agreed. However, if there's one guy who's earned the right to be pompous...

As for this:

Vittorio Storaro: First of all, I would like to make clear, I can't do photography on film. I can do cinematography.
Because photography is an expression in one single image. And cinematography is writing with light and movement. This is exactly what we are doing.


So stills photography isn't "writing with light"? This interview must've been associated with the release of his documentary:

http://tinyurl.com/7ey7c
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