Film School: the Cinematography of Robert Richardson

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A roundup of breakdowns of the DP’s distinctive look.

First, an overview of the style of Robert Richardson‘s cinematography (via Nosearmy):

Learn Cinematography from Rob Richardson — Working with Tarantino, Scorsese, and Oliver Stone (via StudioBinder):

Try It Yourself

From 6:24, Lewis Potts demonstrates how he achieves a Richardson-style shot of himself, by himself:

Crimson Engine shows how to Light Like Robert Richardson using techniques such as having your talent hold a bounce board just outside of the frame: