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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Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: I really enjoyed the color theory chapter with examples from The Natural. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession.

Mateo Padula rated it it was amazing Feb 18, There is a lot of information packed into this tome. My one caveat is that some of the photos are really too small to properly absorb. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers. 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. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

A tourist’s phrasebook and fluent speaker’s aide memoire of the language and practice of making films. Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it.

He has been the director of photography on features, commercials, music videos, industrials and other types of projects. 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.


Rohit rated it it was amazing Mar 19, After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos. Jan 23, Michel Boto rated it really liked it.

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.

While some aspects of visual language, lighting cinematograaphy color are eternal, shooting methods, workflow and cameras have changed radically. Of course X is relevant, but that important? More information see us at mwoolerymedia. Jason Gorman rated it really liked it Feb 26, 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.

Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses practiec examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography. This was my textbook for a digital filmmaking class.

Some chapters were easy, but others were bblain to understand without a little background. It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes.

I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. My only problem with this book were the numerous typos and grammatical errors in almost every chapter.

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Oct 30, Duane rated it really liked it. Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, T, he was a commercial still photographer in New York before getting into film production, which he has been doing for 26 years, starting as an electrician, gaffer, and grip and then as a cinematographer, director, writer, and producer.


These change affect not only the director of photography but also the director, the camera assistants, gaffers, and digital imaging technicians. 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.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I love the art of cinematograpy. Jan 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: Even experienced film artists have a need to update and review new methods and equipment. His work can be seen at www. I pick it up all the time.

This book might be a bit dry in parts and too technically oriented for non-film school types. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the wrong identifying number.

Cinematography: Theory and Practice : Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors

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