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List of famous camera operators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top camera operators in the world? This includes the most prominent camera operators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable camera operators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic camera operators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned camera operators.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known camera operators to the lesser known camera operators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the camera operator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous camera operators ever?" and "What are the names of famous camera operators?" then you're in the right place. (87 items)

Lauren Shuler Donner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Lauren Shuler Donner Lauren Shuler Donner is an American film producer who specializes in mainstream youth and family-oriented entertainment. She owns The Donners' Company with her husband, famed director Richard ...more

Bert Haanstra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Bert Haanstra Albert 'Bert' Haanstra was a Dutch film director of films and documentaries. His documentary Glass won the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject in 1959. His feature film Fanfare was the ...more

Rich White is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Rich White Rich White is a camera operator and cinematographer.

Norman Warwick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Norman Warwick Norman Warwick was a cinematographer.

Dean Semler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Dean Semler Dean Semler ACS ASC, is an Australian cinematographer. Over his career, he has worked as a cinematographer, camera operator, director, second unit director, and assistant director. He is a ...more

Tobe Hooper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Tobe Hooper William Tobe Hooper is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in the horror film genre. His 1974 film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was described by Stuart ...more

Matteo Garrone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Matteo Garrone Matteo Garrone is an Italian film maker. Born in Rome, the son of a theatre critic, Nico Garrone and a photographer, in 1996 Garrone won the Sacher d'Oro, an award sponsored by Nanni Moretti, ...more

Van Damage is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Van Damage Van Damage, is a retired porn star, and also serves as a director, cameraman and producer in the pornography industry.

Yam Laranas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Yam Laranas William Laranas is a Filipino director and cinematographer.

Art Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Art Lloyd Arthur "Art" Lloyd was an American cameraman and cinematographer who worked for Hal Roach Studios and filmed many of the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang comedies.

Christian Peschken is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Christian Peschken Christian Peschken was born June 9, 1955 in Nuembrecht Germany, grew up in Moers am Rhein. His parents are Cornelius-Johannes Peschken and Renate-Maria Peschken. Peschken is a cameraman, ...more

Charlie Hamilton James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Charlie Hamilton James Charlie Hamilton James is an English photographer, television cameraman and presenter, specialising in wildlife subjects. He started his career at 16, working on David Attenborough’s The Trials ...more

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Rachel Robb Kondrath is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Rachel Robb Kondrath Rachel Robb Kondrath is a production designer, film producer and film art director.

Massimiliano Trevis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Massimiliano Trevis Massimiliano Trevis is a camera operator and a cinematogrpaher.

Mario Montuori is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Mario Montuori Mario Montuori was a cinematographer.

Benjamen Logan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Benjamen Logan Benjamen Logan is a film producer, cinematographer, film director.

Bob Carmichael is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Bob Carmichael Bob Carmichael is a film cinematographer, director and camera operator.

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Matthew Akers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Matthew Akers Matthew Akers is a cinematographer, film producer and film director.

Kabir Khan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Kabir Khan Kabir Khan is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. He started his career working in documentary films, and then made his feature film directorial debut in 2006 with Kabul ...more

Alejandro Ulloa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Alejandro Ulloa Alejandro Ulloa was a cinematographer.

Arthur Yee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Arthur Yee Arthur Yee is a cinematographer.

Loïc Jean-Albert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Loïc Jean-Albert Loïc Jean-Albert, but grew up on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean. Known as the Flying Dude from a popular YouTube video, Loic is an expert parachuter, and among a group reported ...more

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Manuel Kinzer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Manuel Kinzer Manuel Kinzer is a film producer and cinematographer.

Walter Riml is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Walter Riml Walter Riml was an Austrian cameraman and actor.

Udayan Prasad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Udayan Prasad Udayan Prasad is a film and television director.

José Couso is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
José Couso José Couso Permuy was a Spanish cameraman who was one of the April 8, 2003 journalist deaths by U.S. fire after a U.S. tank fired at the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq during the 2003

Corey Jordan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Corey Jordan Corey Jordan is a film director, camera operator, photographer and actor.

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Tim Daust is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Tim Daust Tim Daust is a film director.

Arthur Wooster is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Arthur Wooster Arthur Wooster is a cinematographer.

Steve Milligan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Steve Milligan Steve Milligan is a cinematographer.

Tom Waters is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
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Scott Hilton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Scott Hilton Scott Hilton is an Actor.

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Brian Green is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Brian Green Brian Green is a cinematographer.

Lyn Noland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Lyn Noland

Bill Brao is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Bill Brao Bill Brao is a cinematographer and camera operator.

J.P. Locherer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
J.P. Locherer Joseph Paul Locherer is a cinematographer.

Ben White is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Ben White Ben White was a camera operator and the brother of film producer Jack White.

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Sam Osborne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Sam Osborne Sam Osborne is a cinematographer.

Carlos Essmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Carlos Essmann Carlos Essmann is a film cinematographer and a camera operator.

Robert Reed Altman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Robert Reed Altman Robert Reed Altman has served as a camera operator and director of photography on feature films and television series since the 1970s. He is the son of filmmaker Robert Altman and Kathryn Reed.

Jan Moeskops is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Jan Moeskops Jan Moeskops is a cinematographer and a film producer.

Ismail (Ezther) Fahmi Lubish is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Ismail (Ezther) Fahmi Lubish Ismail Fahmi Lubish is a cinematographer, film director, film producer and screenwriter.

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Jamey Shafer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Jamey Shafer Jamey Shafer is a camera operator.

József Mikó is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
József Mikó József S. Mikó Joseph Miko was a cinematographer in Hungary when the 1956 revolution against the Russian occupation broke out. Miko grabbed the opportunity to film the revolution ...more

Stephen C. Confer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Stephen C. Confer Stephen C. Confer is a cinematographer and a film director.

John Pinto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
John Pinto John Pinto is a camera operator.

Nate Kolbeck is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Nate Kolbeck Nate Kolbeck is a film camera operator.

Martin Testar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Martin Testar Martin Testar is a cinematographer.

Duncan Humphreys is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Duncan Humphreys Duncan Humphreys is a film director, cinematographer and camera operator.

Barry Frischer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
Barry Frischer Barry Frischer is a camera operator.