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Understanding the Cinematography of Matthew Libatique

I go through some of Matthew Libatique’s cinematography lighting and camera techniques to help you understand his unique style.

Matthew Libatique is one of the most popular working cinematographers today, and is Darren Aronofsky’s main collaborator. In this video and article I go through some of his cinematography lighting and camera techniques to help you understand his unique style.

Just to be clear: Matthew Libatique changes his style to suit the movies he shoots. The goal of this video and article is to drum up enthusiasm and a yearning to learn more.

Warning: I do not claim this knowledge is 100% accurate. Just think of it as an endorsement of his work. If you want accuracy, look someplace else.