Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Imagemaking for Cinematographers, Directors & Videographers. Front Cover. Blain Brown. Focal Press, Cinematography: Theory and Practice covers both the artistry and with this cutting-edge roadmap from author and filmmaker Blain Brown. Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Imagemaking for Cinematographers and Directors. Front Cover. Blain Brown. Focal Press, – Performing Arts –
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After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos. Paperbackpages. It would be nice if they were bigger. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business. Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography. Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Lavishly produced and annd, it covers the entire range of the profession.
Virtually everything you need technically. 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.
Read the whole thing in Barnes and Noble one day. I have used this book in some of my tutorials on video editing which relates nicely. There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! 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. His work can be seen at www.
Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
Nov 15, Kenneth rated it really liked it. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.
He has completed projects as a director, editor and screenwriter; with three screenplays produced. New technology, new tools and new methods have revolutionized the art and craft of telling stories visually.
Blain Brownis a cinematographer, director and writer based in Los Angeles. Superbly organized with eye catching finematography and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business.
Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it. A DVD and website features hours of video footage, offering key instruction blajn topics such as camera basics and essentials, lighting, shooting methods, and much more.
There are also praactice and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers. 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.
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. Account Options Sign in. Books by Blain Brown. Open Preview See a Borwn Take your mastery of these new tools, techniques, and roles to the next level with this cutting-edge roadmap from author and filmmaker Blain Brown.
Account Options Sign in. He has completed projects as a director, editor and screenwriter; with three screenplays produced. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world’s top film schools.
You get almost thumbnail size photos for a lot of the pictures. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the wrong identifying number. See 1 question about Cinematography….