Rajeev Jain – Indian Cinematographer
Life through the lens ….
What can I say, I’ve been shooting film ever since…
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with many of the best cinematographers around. The great thing is that I was exposed to many approaches and styles. I learned what I liked and I learned how to problem solve for a variety of lighting situations.
My favorite lighting style is to shoot with natural-looking, motivated light sources. I enjoy working with large soft sources and then “paint” in the shadow areas. I work very hard to make certain that whatever story is being told is enhanced and communicated with the light and images.
To me, the best cinematography is the kind that takes you into another world ? cinematography that brings you the experience of the story and makes you quickly forget that you are watching a movie. Seamless and