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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I highly recommend this for anyone interested in cinematography or film-making in general. Other editions – View all Cinematography: Feew, that was one hell of broqn read. A classic text to educate the mind on lighting possibilities for both film and everyday photography. Paperbackpages.
Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools. Brown has found a way to mix art and tech together in a way that allows the reader to easily absorb a very technical field. Moh Wei rated it liked it Apr 06, May 27, Santanu Roy rated it really liked it. Often the same information is repeated two or more times in one paragraph or 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.
I pick it up all the time. 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 shoot on film and why projects originated on film still look better.
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!
Account Options Sign in. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current lbain 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.
Recognizing that bfown know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography. It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes. 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.
This was my textbook for a digital filmmaking class.
cienmatography Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rohit rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Focal Press- Performing Arts – pages. Virtually everything you need technically. He began in New York as a commercial broqn photographer before starting in the film business.
I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. Open Preview See a Problem? Imagemaking for Cinematographers and Directors.
cijematography 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. So after a few months of studying film in all its glory, it was a little easier to get through it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Blain Brown Limited preview – I have used this book in some of my tutorials on video editing which relates nicely. Really awesome book on the various duties of the DP! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery.
On the whole, the book is much more tedious and confusing than it should be. Focal Press- Education – pages. Blain Brownis a cinematographer, director and writer based in Los Angeles. Very good, informative book on the subject. Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play. I want read this book as text material for the students of cinmeatography as because of simple in text?
In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on th Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. He has directed and edited features and commercials, worked as a producer cinemaatography has had three screenplays produced.
My one caveat is that some of the photos are really too small to properly absorb. Refresh and try again. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it goes beyond to explain the cinematograpyh behind the practice, so you understand how the rules came about and when it’s appropriate to break them.
May 01, Danny rated it it was amazing. 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. Read the whole thing in Barnes and Noble one day.
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