Director of Photography

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The director of photography, also known as the DP or cinematographer, is the person responsible for creating the look of a film. 

The DP controls everything that affects what the camera is able to capture (i.e. composition, exposure, lighting, filters, and camera movements). The director of photography is the head of the camera and lighting crews on set and also selects the cameras, lenses, and filters to be used on a shoot.

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