The Cinematography of There Will Be Blood (2/2): Location, Night Filming, Interiors, and the Mansion

Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood has been celebrated for it’s magnificent cinematography by Robert Elswit, but how did they do it? Today, we will take a look at the naturalistic lighting, what it was like to shoot on-location, and how they shot in low-light situations.


Daniel Day Lewis


Lighting


Period Drama


Paul Thomas Anderson


There Will Be Blood