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. Cinematography: Theory and Practice covers both the artistry and with this cutting-edge roadmap from author and filmmaker Blain Brown.
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A tourist’s phrasebook and fluent speaker’s aide memoire of the language and practice of making films. Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: I really enjoyed the color theory cindmatography with examples from The Natural.
English Choose a language for shopping. Is this feature helpful? After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos.
Motion Picture Filming Techniques. Few art forms are as tied to their tools and technology as is cinematography.
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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! The best book on cinematography I’ve read.
Some chapters were easy, but others were harder to understand without a little background. Books by Blain Brown. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools. May 27, Santanu Cinemztography rated it really liked it.
Write a customer review. Theory and Practice covers both the artistry and craftsmanship of cinematography and visual storytelling. Focal Press; 2 edition August 1, Language: Other reviews do point out that there are still some irritating, uncorrected errors in the text and associations with figures. It talks much more about the gear you’ll need than actually using it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Visual language Visual storytelling Continuity and coverage Cameras and digital sensors Exposure techniques for film and video Color in-depth Understanding digital images Waveform monitors, vectorscopes, and test charts Using linear, gamma, and log encoded video Image control and grading on the set The tools and basics of film lighting ASC-CDL, ACES and other new methods Optics and focus Camera movement Set operations Green screen, high speed and other topics.
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Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Head of Cinematography, USC School of Cinematic Arts “The book is a wonderful, well-organized and knowledgable collection of all information a cinematographer may need. Moh Wei rated it liked it Apr 06, Shallow rehashing of old mindless stereotypes. 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. This book provides a broad overview of the technical aspects of cinematography, and it seems to be reliable, but it needs to be edited.
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. I have used this book in some of my tutorials on video editing which relates nicely. This has all been self-taught, reading 19 books, making multiple short films, corporate videos, working and making money in both my creative and business endeavors as a freelancer of sorts.