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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Mar 18, Johnnyboy rated it really liked it Shelves: I want read this book as text material for the students of cinmeatography as because of simple in text? He has worked in many states in the U.
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In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography. Definitely interesting when you’re in the business or at least already know somethings about it.
After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos.
This book might be a bit dry in parts and too technically oriented for non-film school types. Jason Gorman rated it really liked it Feb 26, Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Jan 23, Michel Boto rated it really liked it.
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A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools. Other editions – View all Cinematography: Recognizing that professionals icnematography when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography.
I am not a cinematographer, but this provided me with a good overview of the field for the purposes of my work as a game cinematics producer and I learned a lot about how movies are made, to boot. 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.
This was my textbook for a digital filmmaking class. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want cinematograpgy read.
Preview — Cinematography by Blain Brown. Feew, that was one hell of a read. Image Making for Cinematographers and I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I reccomend this.
Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. It would be nice if they were bigger. Best of all is the section on video that coherently explains cinematoggraphy fascinating history of the video signal and the various formats that have evolved. Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play.
Oct 30, Duane rated it really liked it.
Image Making for Cinematographers, Directors, and Videographers. 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.
I highly recommend this for anyone interested in cinematography or film-making in cinematograohy. Nandan Babu C rated it it was amazing Nov 19, It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes. What I like is that Brown will give you a lot of heavy technical info if you desire, but also real glain practical on set anecdotes and protocols as well as art history and theory. Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography.
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Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
Lists with This Browb. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
If you are very interested in the subject and this is the only book on Cinematography in your local library, by all means, read it! Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: