Blain Brown. · Rating details · ratings · 19 reviews. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. 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.
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It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes. 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. I highly recommend this for anyone interested in cinematography or film-making in general. Blain Brownis a cinematographer, director and writer based in Los Angeles.
Amanda Solis rated it liked it Jan 22, Blain Brown Limited preview – Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.
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Really awesome book on the various duties of the DP! In another universe I am a director. I pick it up all the time. Mar 18, Johnnyboy rated it really liked it Shelves: May 01, Danny rated it it was amazing.
There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers. Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Other editions – View all Cinematography: May 27, Santanu Roy rated it really liked it. Robert Rodriguez rated it liked it Jun 25, 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.
I really enjoyed the color theory chapter with examples from The Natural. 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. Image Making for Cinematographers and As a Director of Photography specializing in features and commercials, he is now based in Los Angeles.
Virtually everything you need technically.
But almost anyone with even a casual interest in cinematography will find something to like and learn from in this page cinematography bible. 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 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.
Carlitos Caprioli rated it really liked it Mar 11, Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by them, this book discusses many examples cinematoyraphy fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography.
There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! 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! Cinematographh information see us at mwoolerymedia. Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information. Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it.
Jan 23, Michel Boto rated it really liked it. He has completed projects as a director, editor and screenwriter; with three screenplays produced. 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.
Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
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. My only problem with this book cienmatography the numerous typos and grammatical errors in almost every chapter. To ask other readers questions about Cinematographyplease sign up. I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake.
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Very good, informative book on the subject. So after a few months of studying film in all its glory, it was a little easier to get through it. T, he was a commercial still finematography 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, blaib, writer, and producer.
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Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.