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Definition of "cinematographer" [cin•e•ma•tog•ra•pher]

  • A movie photographer, especially one who is in charge of shooting a movie. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cinematographer" in a sentence
  • "He also praises it as much as the others before, saying that the result of Steven Soderbergh's work as director, editor, and cinematographer is "expressive, innovative, striking, exciting.""
  • "The camera work by the cinematographer is first rate, and the film goes over many standard Hitchcock themes such as voyeurism - especially apt in this cyberworld of 24/7 voyeurism."
  • "The man who will shoot the video is Aravind Krishna, a young cinematographer from the Tamil film industry."