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What Makes Collaborations Successful: Director of Photography Kay Madsen

December 20, 2017

By Conor Risch

Michael Schmelling and Kay Madsen worked on a music video for The Funs. “There’s a trust” between the two, says Madsen.

For directors of photography (DPs), the process of working with a photographer/director on a shoot is different in many ways from working with a traditional director. Photographers may not be used to directing talent for longer takes, or they—or their crew—may not be adept at translating their lighting style from strobes to continuous lights. Another big difference is that photographers...

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