, a prolific cinematographer who was a frequent collaborator of Gus Van Sant and lensed movies for the likes of David Fincher, Noah Baumbach, Woody Allen and Sofia Coppola, died today. He was 55. Savides, a native New Yorker, started his camera career shooting fashion in Milan and Paris, work that eventually got him noticed by commercial and music video directors. (He did music videos for Madonna and R.E.M. among others.) One of his first feature films was Fincher’s (1997); the two would collaborate again on 2007′s . That same year, he lensed Noah Baumbach’s . Savides was nominated for five Indie Spirit Awards — for Van Sant’s (2003) (2004),(2005) and the Oscar-nominated (2009) as well as Baumbach’s Greenberg (2011). He did six features with Van Sant, the most recent last year starring Mia Wasikowska and Henry Hopper. In addition to DP credits on James Gray’s and Ridley Scott’s , Savides worked with Coppola on 2010′s , which won the Golden Lion at Venice, and the two paired again on Savides’ latest job, , which will be released next year.