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Looking Back - The Cinematography of ‘Three Colours: Blue’ by Mike Best

This week we immersed ourselves in the delicate beauty of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colours: Blue (Trois couleurs: Bleu), 1993, featuring the cinematography of Slawomir Idziak.

It’s part of a challenge I’ve set myself (and my long-suffering wife) to watch/re-watch every film from American Society of Cinematographer’s list of Milestone Films in Cinematography of the 20th Century , and then share my notes and impressions once a week.

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Looking Back - The Cinematography of The Shawshank Redemption by Mike Best

This week we revisited one of last century’s most widely enjoyed film classics: The Shawshank Redemption (1994), to take a look back at some of the elegantly simple cinematography of Roger Deakins.

It’s part of a challenge I’ve set myself (and my long-suffering wife) to watch/re-watch every film from American Society of Cinematographer’s list of Milestone Films in Cinematography of the 20th Century , and then share my notes and impressions once a week.

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Looking Back - The Cinematography of Seven by Mike Best

I’ve challenged myself (and my long-suffering wife) to watch/re-watch every film from American Society of Cinematographer’s list of ‘Milestone Films in Cinematography of the 20th Century’. This week we revisited genre defining 'Seven', directed by David Fincher and shot by Darius Khondji. Here are some notes and observations from re-watching this visceral and gripping classic thriller.

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It's All About the Light - An Icelandic Road Trip - Part 2 by Mike Best

The second installment of photographers Mike Best and Ross Buswell’s journey through the country of endless dusk takes them through the majestic Westfjords and Ísafjörður in early March.

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It's All About the Light - An Icelandic Road Trip - Part 1 by Mike Best

It strikes you the moment you step off the plane at Keflavik Airport.   The remarkable quality of Iceland's light.  Even down south near Reykjavik, there is a milky-soft ambiance in the shadows that make it a favourite for cinematographers and landscape photographers alike. In this photographic tour of Iceland, I quickly realized it was all about the light.

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