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Watch: Hilarious ‘Being a Cinematographer’ Parody on What it Takes to Make it as a DP

Watch: Hilarious 'Being a Cinematographer' Parody on What it Takes to Make it as a DP

We at Indiewire respect the hard work, technical know-how and dedication it takes to be a successful cinematographer — we’ve profiled many of our favorite cinematographers and know there’s a lot more to the job than just capturing images.

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But we also appreciate a good laugh. This video by Adam Khamis parodies an earlier video, “Being a Cinematographer” from the EFTI School of Photography. Khamis assures viewers on his Vimeo page that “this is a parody of the original done in good fun with no harm intended. Just a bit of fun and hopefully a few laughs.”

Below you can watch Khamis’ parody:

And here’s the original video:

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