The Digital Cinematography of 'Skyfall,' 'The Hobbit,' and 'Life of Pi'

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The Hollywood Reporter talks to the cinematographers behind three of the years most high-profile digital films, Skyfall, The Hobbit and Life of Pi.  Says The Hobbit's Andrew Lesnie, "We have a certain mandate to remain faithful to the look of Middle-earth while acknowledging that LOTR was shot on film and now we are in a fully digital environment. We’ve been successful with softening the curve and giving the material a gentle, textural finish. Sometimes digital capture feels a bit thin or sharp, so we take great pains to give the material some softness and ‘body.’”

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