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Chilean cinematographer Claudio Miranda worked as a gaffer on Seven, The Game and Fight Club, before getting a promotion and earning raves as the director of photography on David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Miranda’s impressive work resulted in on the Brad Pitt-starrer becoming the first entirely digitally filmed movie nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography and an American Society of Cinematographers Award. And he just earned his second Oscar nod in the category for his awe-inspiring work on Ang Lee’s 3D adventure drama Life of Pi.

Best Cinematography, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 81st Academy Awards, Nominated
Best Cinematography, Life of Pi, 85th Academy Awards, Nominated

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.