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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Imagemaking for Cinematographers and Directors. My one caveat is that some of the photos are really too small to properly absorb. 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.
Otherwise, look some place else. Feew, that was one hell of a read.
Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
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 Brownis a cinematographer, director and writer based in Los Angeles.
Nandan Babu C cinematographu it it was amazing Nov 19, In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the wrong identifying number. There is a lot of information packed into this tome.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it. I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. He has worked in many states in the U.
I pick it up all the time.
Rohit rated it it was amazing Mar cindmatography, 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. Refresh and try again. Return to Book Page. As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he is now based in Los Angeles.
He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business.
Amanda Solis rated it liked it Jan 22, I want read this book as hrown material for the students of cinmeatography as because of simple in text? Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it. Oct 30, Duane rated it really liked it. It would be nice if they were bigger.
My only problem with this book were the numerous typos and grammatical errors in almost every chapter. Mar 18, Johnnyboy rated it really liked it Shelves: You get almost thumbnail size photos for a lot of the pictures. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they cinematograaphy share with their Director of Photography.
I have used this book in some of my tutorials on video editing which relates nicely. The cinematograpyh 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.
Full of different aspects on the craft, packed with details, tips and examples. Recognizing cinematofraphy professionals know when nrown break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography.
Moh Wei rated it liked it Apr 06, It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes.
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The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it goes beyond to explain the theory behind the practice, so you beown how the rules came about and when it’s appropriate to break them.
But almost anyone with even a casual interest in cinematography will find something to like and learn from in this page cinematography bible. Jun 07, Mike rated it it was amazing. Elseddic Aggadi rated it it was ok Feb 19, Cinematotraphy working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos.
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Cinematography presents the basics and beyond, employing clear explanations of standard practice together bown substantial illustrations and diagrams to reveal the real world of film production. See 1 question about Cinematography…. Robert Rodriguez rated it liked it Jun 25, Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.
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