Henry Braham

Henry Braham (born 30 October 1965 in England) is a British cinematographer, best known for his work on Nanny McPhee, The Legend of Tarzan and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Early life and careerEdit

Braham’s cinematographic career began in 1989 with the British band The KLF working on their 1991 road movie, The White Room.

He later became a frequent collaborator with director Kirk Jones, as Cinematographer on his films Waking Ned Divine (1998), Nanny McPhee (2005) and Everybody’s Fine (2009). Braham’s other credits include The Golden Compass (2007), Bright Young Things (2003), The Legend of Tarzan (2016) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).

Braham has also an award-winning career in Fashion, Commercials, and Music Videos, including Cinematography for Mario Testino for Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Michael Kors, Issey Miyake and Lancome as well as for Nick Knight.[1] In 2013, Henry has also designed the lighting for the sellout exhibition, “Hats: An Anthology by Stephen Jones” for the Victoria & Albert Museum[2].. In 2016, he shot the international live transmission of “The Entertainer” from the Garrick Theatre, London for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company.[3]

Henry is a member of the British Society of Cinematographers and is also the co-founder of the Good Hemp Food brand with Glynis Murray.[4]



  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Director Notes
1991 Born to Ride Graham Baker
1992 Soft Top Hard Shoulder Stefan Schwartz
1993 Splitting Heirs Robert Young
1997 Roseanna's Grave Paul Weiland
Shooting Fish Stefan Schwartz
1998 The Land Girls David Leland
Waking Ned Kirk Jones
2001 The Invisible Circus Adam Brooks
Crush John McKay
2003 Bright Young Things Stephen Fry
2005 Nanny McPhee Kirk Jones
2006 Flyboys Tony Bill
2007 The Golden Compass Chris Weitz Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Cinematography
2009 Everybody's Fine Kirk Jones
2016 The Legend of Tarzan David Yates
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 James Gunn
2019 Georgetown Christoph Waltz
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Joachim Rønning
2021 The Suicide Squad James Gunn Post-production


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