Cinematographer Jody Lee Lipes (HBO's Girls, Tiny Furniture, Martha Marcy May Marlene) talks about finding his way into the film business and what he's learned about cinematography and the choices he made in shooting the TFF 2013 film Bluebird.

"Perspective is a really important part of cinematography...what you need to see and what you don't need to see is really what the job is about."

The Cinematographers in Focus program celebrates the work of Directors of Photography.This episode of Cinematographers in Focus is sponsored by Sony, and was shot on the Sony F55 CineAlta 4K Digital Motion Picture Camera.