Find the best quotes by Roger Deakins.
There’s nothing worse than an ostentatious shot. Or some lighting that draws attention to itself, and you might go, ‘Oh, wow, that’s spectacular.’ Or that…
There are some sequences in films that I think work filmicly, that stand out to me, but that’s much more to do with the staging…
Some of the smallest things on a smaller film, to me, are greater achievements than on a big film when you have the resources and…
If you shoot with a billion cameras, then there’s no perspective. You want to use one shot at a time, so it’s better to discover…
I’ve always been a fan of Westerns, but my favorite kind of Westerns mostly were Sam Peckinpah’s Westerns, and they mainly took place in the…
I’d done a big movie that I wasn’t happy with, and I was moving out of London when I got approached about Barton Fink, because…
I like simplicity. I like using natural sources. I like images to look natural – as though somebody sitting in a room by a lamp…
I think technology has advanced so far now that there are some cameras on the market that give film a run for its money. It’s…
I feel every shot, every camera move, every frame, and the way you frame something and the choice of lens, I see all those things…
I came up, I suppose, a fairly traditional way. I went to art college. I always wanted to be a stills photographer, really, when I…
I loved movies ever since I was a kid.
I don’t approach films purely in context of genre.
Every scene is a challenge. There are technical challenges, but often it’s the simplest challenge where you feel a sense of achievement when you pull…
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