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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Recognizing practicr 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. Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information.
Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors. His work can be seen at www. Preview — Cinematography by Blain Brown.
So after a few months of studying film in all its glory, it was a little easier to get through it. Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rohit rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Even experienced film artists have a need to borwn and review new methods and equipment.
He has directed and edited features and commercials, worked as a producer and has had three screenplays produced. Management and the Arts William J. Book ratings by Goodreads. There is a lot of information packed into this tome.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. You get almost thumbnail size photos for a lot of the pictures. A DVD and website with hours of video, demonstrating techniques and taking the reader behind the scenes on a professional shoot. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools.
A classic text to educate the mind on lighting possibilities for both film and everyday photography. Whether you are a student of filmmaking, just breaking into the business, currently working in the industry and looking to move up to the next level, or an experienced professional who wants to update their knowledge of tools and techniques, this book provides both a basic introduction to these issues as well as more advanced and in-depth coverage of the subject.
A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top. Refresh and try again. 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. May 01, Danny rated it it was amazing.
HD cinematography and shooting. Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography.
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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. Feew, that was one hell of a read. 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. Mateo Padula rated it it was amazing Feb 18, The companion website features additional material, including lighting demonstrations, basic methods of lighting, using diffusion and other topics.
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. 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! Theory and Practice covers both the artistry and craftsmanship of cinematography and visual storytelling. Moh Wei rated it liked it Apr 06, A tourist’s phrasebook and fluent speaker’s aide memoire of the language and practice of making films.
Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. It would be nice if they were bigger. Account Options Sign in.
Cinematography: Theory and Practice : Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors
Best of all is the section on video that coherently explains the 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. 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.
User Review – Flag as inappropriate I reccomend this. 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. Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it. 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.
I really enjoyed the color theory chapter with examples from The Natural. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Visual Story Bruce A. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.
This book might be a bit dry in parts and too technically oriented for non-film school types. Blain Brown Limited preview – Image Making for Cinematographers and