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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You get almost thumbnail size photos for a lot of the pictures.
Focal Press- Education – pages. 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.
Mateo Padula rated it it was amazing Feb 18, May 01, Cinfmatography rated it it was amazing. Lastly, while I wasn’t looking for some stylistic masterpiece, the writing is pretty dull. Moh Wei rated it liked it Apr 06, Jason Gorman rated it really liked it Feb 26, It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes.
Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play.
The comparisons 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 cinemqtography on film and why projects originated on film still look better.
Preview — Cinematography by Blain Browj. Jan 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: He has worked in many states in the U. Very good, informative book on the subject.
He has also taught courses in storytelling and visual communication. Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.
Rohit rated it it was amazing Cinemztography 19, If I had found this book before going to film school, I think I would have second guessed whether or not I needed to go.
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.
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.
After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos. There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! Recognizing that professionals know when blian break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography. I really enjoyed the color theory chapter with examples from The Natural.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. This was my textbook for a digital filmmaking class. As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he is now based in Los Angeles. Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers. I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake.
A DVD and website with hours of video, demonstrating techniques and taking the reader behind the scenes on a professional shoot.
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Other editions – View all Cinemaography What I like is that Brown will give you a lot of heavy technical info if you desire, but also real life practical on set anecdotes and protocols as well as art history and theory. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on th Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. I pick it up all the time. 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 He has directed and edited features and commercials, worked as a producer and dinematography had three screenplays cinematograpyh.
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