Description: Cinematography is the art of capturing scenes in cinema. Cinematography is more than the mere act of recording video - it is the visually artistic portion of a film production. A cinematographer, also known as a Director Of Photography, or DP, is in charge of making all the calls in regard to aesthetic choices of a film production. Depth of field, composition, and choice of film stock, or color grading in the digital world, are all examples of what a cinematographer does and what constitutes cinematography.
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