Lesnie, who was a native of Sydney, Australia, was 59 at the time of his death.
Some of his co-workers have taken to twitter to express their grief over the sudden death of the cinematographer. Russell Crowe, who he worked with on, The Water Diviner, referred to him as “master of the light and genius”.
Devastating news from home. The master of the light, genius Andrew Lesnie has passed on .
— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) April 28, 2015
Some of Andrew Lesnie’s works include, The Hobbit trilogy, I Am Legend, Lord of The Rings trilogy, Rise Of The Planet of the Apes and King Kong.