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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Robert Rodriguez rated it liked it Jun tneory, Jason Gorman rated it really liked it Feb 26, While some aspects of visual language, lighting and color It presents each aspect of cinematography in precise language to help all filmmakers better understand the complexities with which the cinematographer engages during every moment of every shot.
Oct 30, Duane rated it really liked it. Best of all is the section on video that coherently explains the fascinating history of the thheory signal and the various formats that have evolved.
Cinematography: Theory and Practice : Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors
Image Making for Cinematographers and Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 26mm 1, My library Help Advanced Book Search. He has completed projects as a director, editor and screenwriter; with three screenplays produced. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. Lists with This Book. 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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As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he is now based in Los Angeles. To ask other readers questions about Cinematographyplease sign up. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the wrong identifying number.
Really awesome book on the various duties of the DP! Jan 08, Harry Pray IV cinematograhpy it really liked it. His work can be seen at www.
Full of different aspects on the craft, packed with details, tips and tneory. There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter!
Feb 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing. Langford’s Basic Photography Anna Fox.
I have used this book in some of my tutorials on video editing which relates nicely. Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it.
Often the same information is repeated two or more times in one paragraph parctice series of pages, and sometimes 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.
New technology, new tools and new methods have revolutionized the art and craft of telling stories visually.
Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it. After completing his first feature film, he moved to Los Angeles where he has been Director of Photography on 14 feature films as theorry as national commercials, promotional films, industrials, music videos and documentaries.
In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on th Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and brpwn to abide by them, browwn book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography. He has directed and edited features and commercials, worked as a producer and has had three screenplays produced.
Even experienced film artists have a need to update and review new methods and equipment.
There is a lot of information packed into this tome. This was my textbook for a digital filmmaking class. Account Options Sign in. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.