Blain Brown. · Rating details · ratings · 19 reviews. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Imagemaking for Cinematographers, Directors & Videographers. Front Cover. Blain Brown. Focal Press, A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools. Lavishly Blain Brown.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jan 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it goes beyond to explain the theory behind the practice, so you understand how the rules came about and when it’s appropriate to break them.
Blain Brown Limited preview – Feew, that was one hell of a read. It would be nice if they were bigger. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business.
Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play. Image Making for Cinematographers, Directors, and Videographers. After xinematography as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials cijematography music videos.
Often the same bpain is repeated two or more times in one paragraph or series of pages, and sometimes blajn is phrased differently enough, or far enough after the initial statement, to make one wonder whether they are intended to describe the same thing or different cases entirely.
There is a lot of information packed into this tome. Lists with This Book. Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography.
Lastly, while I wasn’t looking for some stylistic masterpiece, the writing is pretty dull. Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools.
Focal Press- Education – pages. Oct 30, Duane rated it really liked it. The comparisons between film and video are also well done and help explain why despite the digital mania and the HD 24FPS advances, most cinematographers still prefer to shoot on film and why projects originated on film still look better.
In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
My only problem with this book were the numerous typos and grammatical errors in almost every chapter. Rohit rated it it was amazing Mar 19, A DVD and website features blaim of video footage, offering key instruction in topics such as camera basics and essentials, lighting, shooting methods, and much more.
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Nov 15, Kenneth rated it really liked it. Shallow rehashing of old mindless stereotypes. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the This book provides a broad overview of the technical aspects of cinematography, and it seems to be reliable, but it needs to be edited.
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Otherwise, look some place else. Very good, informative book on the subject. He has completed projects as a director, editor and cinematograpyy with three screenplays produced.
Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Some chapters were easy, but others were harder to understand without a little background. Cinematography presents the basics and beyond, employing clear explanations of standard practice together with substantial illustrations and diagrams to reveal the real world of film production.
Blain Brownis a cinematographer, director and writer based in Los Angeles. Cinematography presents the basics and beyond, employing clear explanations of standard practice together with substantial illustrations and diagrams to reveal the real world of film production. As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he cihematography now based in Los Angeles. He has also taught courses in storytelling and visual communication. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it. This book might be a bit dry in parts and too technically oriented for non-film school types.
Nandan Babu C rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Paperbackpages. Cinematogtaphy highly recommend this for anyone interested in cinematography or film-making in general.
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Really awesome book on the various duties of cindmatography DP! But almost anyone with even a casual interest in cinematography will find something to like and learn from in this page cinematography bible. Want to Read saving…. It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes.
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