Nathan Lee Bush is a filmmaker and photographer based in Brooklyn, New York City. He works as a Director, Cinematographer and Editor.

He has directed, shot and/or edited web ads, editorial stories, documentaries, music videos and fashion videos for a wide array of clients, including Captain Morgan, Johnny Walker, Tiffany’s, PregoLeica, The Park Avenue Armory, The James Beard Foundation, Oribe and Zurich as well as magazines The Atlantic, New York MagazineEsquire, Elle, Allure, Instyle, Golf Digest, Glamour, The Fader, Complex, Stylecaster and Harper’s Bazaar.

EQUIPMENT LIST

CAMERAS

  • Sony FS7 (4K)
  • Sony a7S
  • Sony RX100 Mark IV (4K)
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

LIGHTING

  • Mole Richardson 1K, 2x 650w, 250w, 200w tungsten fresnels, 2x 1k nooklights
  • Altman 2x 600w, 300w tungsten fresnels
  • 2x ARRI Studio Cool fluorescent softlights
  • Chimera 5' Octabank and 2x small softboxes

LENSES

  • Angénieux 9.5-95mm Super 16 t/2.2 (very cool lens from the 60s.. very dreamy)
  • Sony 18-105 f/4
  • Sony 35mm f/2
  • Sony 28-70 f/3.5-5.6
  • Sigma 18-35mm f/1.5
  • Nikon AIS lenses
    • 35-70mm
    • 80-210mm
    • primes: 18mm, 24mm, 50mm, 105mm, 135mm

STABILIZATION

  • Manfrotto 504HD 536 carbon fiber tripod
  • Manfrotto 504HD Head w/546B 2-Stage Aluminum Tripod System
  • Zacuto VCT shoulder rig
  • CineSaddle
  • Gorillapod

AUDIO

  • Tascam DR-70D recorder
  • Sennheiser AVX wireless lav system
  • RODE NTG2 shotgun mic

 

Favorite films

  • Pola X
  • Sans Soleil
  • Beau Travail
  • Fat Girl
  • There Will Be Blood
  • L'Enfant
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Alien
  • Pusher II
  • Children of Men
  • Lessons of Darkness