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 one caveat is that some of the photos are really too small to properly absorb.
Shallow rehashing of old mindless stereotypes. He has been the director of photography on features, commercials, music videos, industrials and other types of projects. Feb 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing. Cinematigraphy 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: He has completed projects as a director, editor and screenwriter; with three screenplays produced. Want to Read saving…. Jun 07, Mike rated it it was amazing.
Robert Rodriguez rated it liked it Jun 25, Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play.
Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information. Full of different aspects on the craft, packed with details, tips cinematorgaphy examples. Really awesome book on the various duties of the DP! As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he cinekatography now based in Los Angeles. Brosn 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.
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Amanda Solis rated it liked it Jan 22, I pick it up all the time. 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.
Jan 23, Michel Boto rated it really liked it. Lavishly produced and browh, Cinematography covers the entire range cinematograpby the profession.
Jan 08, Harry Pray IV rated it really liked it. 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. He has worked in many states in the U. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers. See 1 question about Cinematography…. With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery.
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!
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He has also taught courses in storytelling and visual communication. Image Making for Cinematographers and There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter!
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Image Making for Cinematographers and Very good, informative book on the subject. Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it. Brown has found a way to mix art and tech together in a way that allows the reader to easily absorb a very technical field.
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Focal Press- Education – pages. T, he was a commercial still photographer in New York before getting into film production, which he has been doing for 26 years, starting as an electrician, gaffer, and grip and then as a cinematographer, director, writer, and producer. Mar 18, Johnnyboy rated it really liked it Shelves: Other editions – View all Cinematography: Please hire a proofreader, Mr.
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