“Cinematographer Patrick Cady, ASC has been behind the camera for roughly half of the show’s 60 episodes to date, going back to Season 1. From the beginning, Cady and his collaborators have sought to create a sense of realism grounded in the show’s Los Angeles locations. “In my first meeting with showrunner Eric Overmyer and producer Pieter Jan Brugge, I talked about my giant appreciation for [ASC member] Owen Roizman’s photography of the ’70s,” Cady recalls. “Owen has been a huge influence on me. The French Connection, Three Days of the Condor — those movies look and feel so real.” The cinematographer adds that those references particularly informed his approach to lighting Bosch: “We talked a lot about using the city to help us motivate our lighting, so the city’s always present in the show.”

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