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. Brown, Blain. Cinematography: theory and practice: image making for cinematographers and directors / Blain Brown. p. cm. ISBN 1 .
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Account Options Sign in. Jason Gorman rated it really liked it Feb 26, Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it. Is this feature helpful? If I cine,atography found this book before going to film school, I think I would have second guessed whether or not I needed to go.
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He has been the director of photography on features, commercials, music videos, industrials and other types of projects. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the wrong identifying number. Imagemaking for Cinematographers and Directors.
If you are very interested in the subject and this is the only book on Cinematography in your local library, by all means, read it! Image control and filters. The best book on cinematography I’ve read. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools.
On the whole, the book is much more tedious and confusing than it should be. Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
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Head of Cinematography, USC School of Cinematic Arts “The book is a wonderful, well-organized and knowledgable collection of all information a cinematographer may need. 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.
Of course X is relevant, but that important? Very good, informative book on the subject. Really awesome book on the various duties of the DP! In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on th Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.
Cinema is a language and within it the specific vocabularies and sublanguages of the lens, composition, visual design, lighting, image control, continuity, movement, and point-of-view.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
Dance Music Manual Rick Snoman. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Focal Press; 2 edition August 1, Language: Lighting for film, digital, and HD. My one caveat is that some of the photos are really too small to properly absorb. Abdulrahman Khawj rated it it was amazing Apr 07, I have read books on overall film production, directing, editing, making cinematic images, corporate videography, etc.
I am not a cinematographer, but this provided me with a good overview of the field for the purposes of my work as a game cinematics producer and I learned a lot about how movies are made, to boot.
HD cinematography and shooting. Learning and Breaking the Rules of Cinematic Composition. Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography. Jan 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he is now based in Los Angeles.
Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers.
I ordered this and a couple other filmmaking books. Description There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top.