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, SeamlessPregoLeica, The Park Avenue Armory, The James Beard Foundation, Oribe, Anomaly as well as magazines The Atlantic, New York MagazineEsquire, Elle, Allure, Instyle, Golf Digest, Glamour, The Fader, Complex and Harper’s Bazaar.

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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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