If you are not into cinematography, Roger Deakins may not be a familiar name to you. However, you are likely familiar with such films as “No Country for Old Men,” “The Shawshank Redemption,” “True Grit” and “Skyfall.” Deakins has been a cinematographer on the above and other feature films which has earned him awards and nominations including an ASC Lifetime Achievement Award.
Roger is a master in composition and his camera moves are classic. Here is a look at some of his classic shots and the behind-the-scenes look into how they were done.
A slow tracking shot
A straight push-in Jib shot
A high speed tracking close up running for revealing emotions