Top Ten Best Cinematographers

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The Top Ten

Vittorio Storaro
He is the best cinematographer in the world, because he is the God of chiaroscuro!

2Roger Deakins
His work in many movies amazes me
The man has 11 oscar nominations and no win what is going on Hollywood!?

3Sven Nykvist

4Janusz Kaminski

5Conrad Hall

6Santhosh Sivan
Eye catching.. Stunning... Unbelievable work of... Santhosh sivan is a gifted person in the field of cinematography.. We can see it in his works. There is no doubt
Amazing... Tremendous.. Extra ordinary work of cinematography... He reveals the beauty of indian culture... And creates the vastness of art...
This indian cinematographer makes movie look much bigger than it's original budget, what a tremendous beauty and graceful style they are!
[Newest]Watching his cinematographic work make us love our nature...

7Vilmos Zsigmond

8Gordon Willis

9John Toll

10Nestor Almendros

The Contenders

11Ed Lachman

12Christopher Doyle

13Wally Pfister
Why isn't he at the top? Haven't you people seen The Dark Knight?

14Robert Richardson
Robert richardson maintains his own style of cinemotography making the powerful impact on the visuals...

15Matthew Libatique

16Carlo Di Palma

17Willy Hameister
The cinematographer for the 191 "Cabinet of Dr. Caligary." I think he did some Nazi olympics stuff too. Genious! but messed up.

18Guillermo del Toro

19Freddie Young

20Emmanuel Lubezki

21John Seale

22Nicolas Roeg

23John Alcott

24Jordan Cronenweth

25Tonino Delli Colli
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Once Upon a Time in The West
La Vita e Bella


26Owen Roizman

27Adam Holender
The best! Midnight Cowboy. Smoke. Brooklyn Boogie. Classic

28Tak Fujimoto

29Darius Khondji

30Freddie Francis

31Haskell Wexler

32Laszlo Kovacs

33William Fraker

34Caleb Deschanel

35Michael Chapman

36Robert Surtees

37Bruce Surtees

38Robby Muller

39Dick Bush

40David Watkin

41Anthony Dod Mantle

42Eric Gautier

43Jack Cardiff

44Geoffrey Unsworth

45Anthony Richmond

46Giuseppe Rotunno

47Jeff Cronenweth

48Lucien Ballard

49Andrzej Bartkowiak

50Bill Butler

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Updated Monday, March 30, 2015

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