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The Rings Of Power Cinematographer On 'Creating Hell On Earth' And Making Night Scenes Watchable

Posted On: Dec 9, 2022   |   Posted By: Slash Film

The Rings Of Power Cinematographer On 'Creating Hell On Earth' And Making Night Scenes Watchable

Things are heating up in " The Rings of Power " in the season's last two episodes - there have been explosions, battles, and more than a couple scenes of characters traipsing around in the night. Shooting these various sequences across Middle-earth creates a lot of challenges for the show's director of photography or cinematographer, who's responsible for all the lighting and camera angles for the production. I talked with Alex Disenhof, the director of photography for the sixth and seventh episodes of "The Rings of Power" about how he approached crafting the mood and atmosphere for several key scenes. Read on for that discussion, though be warned! This interview contains spoilers for "The Rings of Power" through this season's seventh episode, " The Eye ." This interview has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity. 'We Decided That It Should Look Like Hell On Earth, Like The Middle Of A Wildfire' To kick us off, I wanted to start talking about the beginning of 107 when we open...

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