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. Brown, Blain. Cinematography: theory and practice: image making for cinematographers and directors / Blain Brown. p. cm. ISBN 1 .

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Some chapters were easy, but others were harder to understand without a little background.

I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. Dance Music Manual Rick Snoman. No other text I know of stresses this to this extent.

Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography. Feew, that was one hell of a read. blxin

Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman

Language cinematogrraphy the lens. The comparisons between film and video are also well done and help explain why despite the digital mania and the HD 24FPS advances, most cinem I love the art of cinematograpy.

Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, It includes the basic introduction to the essential concept of visual storytelling and more. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business.


Cinematography: Theory and Practice : Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. My only problem with this book were the numerous typos and grammatical errors in almost every chapter.

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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. Blain Brown was educated at C. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Feb 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing.

The Ultimate Workshop Martin Evening. Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. Image control and filters. 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! Thanks for telling us about the problem. The repetition of information within the same chapter isn’t nearly so unbearable as the text vs picture layout; the text will reference images on different pages which may seem menial at first, but after six chapters of having to backtrack two to three pages to figure out what a particular paragraph is describing it becomes more than a little bothersome.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. HD cinematography and shooting. It feels like a quality book as the pages are filled with glossy photos and charts.


I pick it up all the time. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A DVD and website includes video footage, offering key instruction in topics such as camera basics and essentials, lighting, shooting methods, and much more.

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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. Hart, First Camera Assistant, Instructor, and Author of The Camera Assistant “Cinematography is a skillfully written guide to the technical craft and artistry of cinematography for today’s cinematographers and directors.

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Nandan Babu C rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It presents each aspect of cinematography in precise language to help all filmmakers better understand the complexities dinematography which the cinematographer engages during every moment of every shot. Amanda Solis rated it liked it Jan 22, He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business.

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