Visual Inspiration: 12 Essential Women Cinematographers

Female cinematographers don’t get as much recognition as their male counterparts, but they’re responsible for many outstanding films with beautiful images.

In his latest video essay, Jake Swinney has taken a purely visual approach to celebrating some of the most talented cinematographers around. It’s a stunning edit featuring the work of women including Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and Maryse Alberti (The Wrestler) amongst others.

Watch the full clip above, and read more about each of the cinematographers here.