“A cinematographer is a visual psychiatrist – moving an audience through a movie … making them think the way you want them to think, painting pictures in the dark.”

Gordon Willis

Gordon Willis was an American cinematographer best known for his work on Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather series as well as Woody Allen’s Annie Hall and Manhattan.

One critic suggested that “more than any other director of photography, Willis defined the cinematic look of the 1970s.

‘The Prince of Darkness’ a non-linear documentary about the work of Gordon Willis is being developed by Alias Studio.

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Lighting…

April 7th, 2016|2 Comments

Why do I prefer to film erotica at night? To begin with total darkness and selectively light the form. Why are so many erotic pics so overlit? It destroys the mood as it does the [...]

Why I like low key lighting…

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Low key lighting is a style of cinematography and photography where you create  images featuring mainly dark tones to create a dramatic, contrasty looking image. Personally I find myself working a lot in this style. [...]

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