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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As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he is now based in Los Angeles. What I like is that Brown will give you a lot of heavy technical info if you desire, but also real life practical on set anecdotes and protocols as well as art history and theory.
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Account Options Sign in. Other books in this series. The best book on cinematography I’ve read. I have used this book in some of my cimematography on video editing which relates nicely.
Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful oractice. Amanda Solis rated it liked it Jan 22, 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.
Cinematography: Theory and Practice : Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors
I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I reccomend this. Of course the light is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would practicce been a radio play. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it cinemarography beyond to explain the theory behind the practice, so you understand how the rules came about and when it’s appropriate to break them.
Image control and filters. Blain Brown Limited preview – Few books on cinematography meld aesthetics and pragmatics as deftly as this one. It includes the basic introduction to the essential concept of visual storytelling and more. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.
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.
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In another universe I am a director. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
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He has also taught courses in storytelling and visual communication. No trivia or quizzes yet.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Please hire a proofreader, Mr. I am not a cinematographer, but this provided me with a good overview of the field for the purposes qnd my work as a game cinematics producer and I learned a lot about how movies are made, to boot.