Top Ten Best Cinematographers

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1Vittorio Storaro

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

2Roger Deakins

The man has 11 oscar nominations and no win what is going on Hollywood!?

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3Conrad Hall
4Christopher Doyle
5Gordon Willis
6Sven Nykvist
7Sergei Urusevsky
8Janusz Kaminski
9Emmanuel Lubezki
10Vilmos Zsigmond

The Newcomers

?Douglas Slocombe

The Contenders

11Kazuo Miyagawa
12Santhosh 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

This indian cinematographer makes movie look much bigger than it's original budget, what a tremendous beauty and graceful style they are!

Amazing... Tremendous.. Extra ordinary work of cinematography... He reveals the beauty of Indian culture... And creates the vastness of art...

He is just #awesome...

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13John Toll
14Nestor Almendros
15Ed Lachman
16Wally Pfister

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

17Matthew Libatique
18Robert Richardson

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

19Carlo Di Palma
20Willy Hameister

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

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List StatsUpdated 28 Jul 2016

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1. Conrad Hall
2. Christopher Doyle
3. Vittorio Storaro



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