Cinematographer Mihai Malaimare Jr. talks to American Cinematographer about the look he created for Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, which involved shooting on a blend of 35mm and 65mm. From the article, "Malaimare recalls that from the outset, Anderson was intent on shooting some of The Master on a large format, primarily as a nod to the story’s period. 'Most iconic stills from the World War I-World War II years were taken with the Speed Graphic 4x5 medium-format camera,' says Malaimare. 'Photographers were also shooting with Crown Graphic.' Furthermore, Anderson wanted to use large format in an unconventional way: for portraiture rather than wide shots or landscapes."
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