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. Cinematography: Theory and Practice covers both the artistry and with this cutting-edge roadmap from author and filmmaker Blain Brown.
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There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! Account Options Sign in. In addition, directors will benefit from the focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography. The author just talked and talked about the gear and about philip bloom. The best book on cinematography I’ve read.
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Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it. Few art forms are as tied to their tools and technology as is cinematography.
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Take blaib mastery of these new tools, techniques, and roles to the next level with this cutting-edge roadmap from author and filmmaker Blain Brown. You can tell from the other reviews that this is a great book. Nov 15, Kenneth rated it really liked it. Elseddic Aggadi rated it it was ok Feb 19, 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.
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This may just be a personal peeve of mine but the repetition of images is also annoying. My library Help Advanced Book Search. How Many Pixels is Enough? Not that the book isn’t informative about Cinematography and everything associated with it but the poor organization leaves something to be desired. I love the art of cinematograpy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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. Books by Blain Brown.
This book gives a solid foundation for how important the cinematographer is, not only from a cinematographer perspective but also from an overall filmmaking perspective. So after a cinmatography months of studying film in all its glory, it was a little easier to get through it. I have used this book in some of my tutorials on video editing which relates nicely.
In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the wrong identifying number. Please hire a proofreader, Mr. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.