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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Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it. So if you’re likely in a similar position as me in trying to better yourself as a filmmaker, this book will undoubtedly be of use to you. Even experienced film artists have a need to update and review new methods and equipment.

You get almost thumbnail size photos for a lot of the pictures. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I have many of the cinematography books on the market and I’ve found this one to be the most interesting and easy to read.

How Many Pixels is Enough? I’ve gotten more useful information from random videos on youtube than in that book, about both gear and filmmaking on a budget on DSLRS. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.

Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. I liked this one the best. Focal Press; 2 edition August 1, Language: Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography.

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This book actually talked about filmmaking, and wasn’t just a useless catalog of photography gear.


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Want to Read saving…. In addition, directors will benefit from the focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography. I took this as a challenge to better understand the material by trying to decipher what was correct or incorrect, so this was not a show-stopper for me – in other words, I cinemztography this issue into an opportunity by letting these issues become a learning exercise for me.

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Jun 07, Mike rated it it cinemmatography amazing. 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. The author just talked and talked about the gear and about philip bloom.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Bronw would be nice if they were bigger. I will and already have recommended this book to others. After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Elseddic Aggadi rated it it was ok Feb 19, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. Start Free Trial No credit card required. After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business. The Filmmaker’s Handbook, Edition.

Cinematography: Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

Hart, First Camera Assistant, Instructor, and Author of The Camera Assistant “Cinematography is a skillfully written guide to the technical craft and artistry of cinematography for cinematogrxphy cinematographers and directors. 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. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A DVD and website with hours of video, demonstrating techniques and taking the reader behind bj scenes on a professional shoot.


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Without getting into too much of a song and dance about how this book has impacted me, I feel it necessary to give a little background on myself in hopes of putting this book into better perspective for potential bblain. Nandan Babu C rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it.

Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers.

This has all been self-taught, reading 19 books, making multiple short films, corporate videos, working and making money in both my creative and business endeavors as a freelancer of sorts. Not that the book isn’t informative about Cinematography and everything associated with it but the poor organization leaves something to be desired.

These change affect not only the director of photography but also the director, the camera assistants, gaffers, and digital imaging technicians. He has also taught courses in storytelling and visual communication. Return to Book Page. Blaim with related products. Feb 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing.

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