Blain Brown. · Rating details · ratings · 19 reviews. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Brown, Blain. Cinematography: theory and practice: image making for cinematographers and directors / Blain Brown. p. cm. ISBN 1 . Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Imagemaking for Cinematographers, Directors & Videographers. Front Cover. Blain Brown. Focal Press,
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Account Options Sign in. Of course X is relevant, but that important? A classic text to educate the mind on lighting possibilities for both film and everyday photography. Virtually everything you need technically.
Image Making for Cinematographers, Directors, and Videographers. In another universe I am a director. 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.
Even experienced film artists have a need to update and review new methods practuce equipment. Few art forms are as tied to their tools and technology as is cinematography. Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses cinematoggraphy examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography.
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Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, 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 is now based in Los Angeles.
No trivia or quizzes yet. It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes. Best of all is the section on video that coherently explains the fascinating history of the video signal and the various formats that have evolved.
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The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it goes beyond to explain the cimematography behind the cinemtaography, so you understand how the rules came about and when it’s appropriate to break them.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. After completing his first feature film, he moved to Los Angeles where he has been Director of Photography on 14 feature films as well as national commercials, promotional films, industrials, music videos and documentaries.
This book provides a broad overview of the technical aspects of cinematography, and it seems to be reliable, but it needs to be edited. 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.
Often the same information is repeated two or more times in one paragraph or series of pages, and ciinematography it 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.
Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still theoryy. Account Options Sign in. See 1 question about Cinematography…. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Book ratings by Goodreads.
Other editions – View all Cinematography: In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they brrown share with their Director of Photography. The Best Books of Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. 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!
Cinematography: Theory and Practice : Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors
Lists with This Book. He has been the director of photography on features, commercials, music videos, industrials and other types of projects. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film theorj. Please hire a proofreader, Mr.
Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it. Mateo Padula rated it it was amazing Feb 18, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Image Making for Cinematographers and Some chapters were easy, but others were harder to understand without a little background.