Inspo Porn: 7 DPs to Follow on Instagram

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As any cinematographer will tell you, they’re absolutely the glue that keeps it all together on set. We kid! But really, DP’s are architects of visual meaning—turning text into a completely tangible world made up of painstakingly though-out camera shots, compelling angles, and methodical lighting effects. Which is why so many of them are killing the ‘gram.

Reminding us that there is no filter-to-saturation ratio will ever replace a talented eye and actual skill— here’s our list of 7 DP’s that are raising the IG bar.

 

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Polly Morgan

Handle: @pollymorgan

Known For: The A Word, The Intervention, Holy Hell, From Darkness

POV: Airy, ethereal shots that play with light and composition. Polly has a knack for finding beauty in unexpected places.

 

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Adam Newport-Berra

Handle: @knucklewood

Know For: Creative Control, The Fixer, Approaching the Unknown

POV: Wanderlust is kind of his bag. Expect epic locations, cinematic portraits, and haunting stills.

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Rachel Morrison

Handle: @rmorrison

Known For: Dope, Cake, Little Accidents

POV: Great lighting, BTS, and unusual moments.

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Paul Cameron

Handle: @paulcameron_dp

Known For: Dead Man Down, Total Recall, Man on a Ledge

POV: Otherworldly stills and inky shadows.

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Ben Smithard

Handle: @bensmitharddop

Known For: The Dresser, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Belle

POV: World travels and odd subjects.

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Rob Hardy

Handle: @rdhardy

Known For: Black-ish, The Flash, Empire

POV: Eerie shots and painterly stills—mostly sans-human.

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Reed Morano

Handle: @reedmorano

Known For: Lemonade, Vinyl, Meadowland

POV: Shadowy scenes, tender moments, and perfect lens flare.

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Emmanuel Lubezki

Handle: @chivexp

Known For: The Revenant, Birdman, Gravity 

POV: Stop what you’re doing and go check it out.

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