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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Mateo Padula rated it it was amazing Feb 18, 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.
Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography. Books by Blain Brown. Other editions – View all Cinematography: It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes. Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Nandan Babu C rated it it was amazing Nov 19, 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.
He has bpain taught courses in storytelling and visual communication. I want read this book as text material for the students of cinmeatography as because of simple in text?
Feb 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing. 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. If you are very interested nrown the subject and this is the only book on Cinematography in your browh library, by all means, read it!
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May 27, Santanu Roy rated it really liked it. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I reccomend this. I pick it up all the time. I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake. Jun 07, Mike rated it it was amazing. There is a lot of information packed into this tome.
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He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business. More information see us at mwoolerymedia.
Blain Brown Limited preview – Jan 23, Michel Boto rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. Mar 18, Johnnyboy rated it really liked it Shelves: With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery.
Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information. Some chapters were easy, but others were harder to understand without a little background. The best book on cinematography I’ve read.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.
Please hire a proofreader, Mr. He has worked in many states in the U. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Account Options Sign in. On the whole, the book is much more tedious and confusing than it should be. 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.
To ask other readers questions about Cinematographyplease sign up. 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. Jan 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: It feels like a quality book as the pages are filled with glossy photos and charts.
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.
Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it.
Of course the light is important in cineatography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My one caveat is that some of the photos are really too small to properly absorb. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures sometimes use the This book provides a broad overview of the technical aspects of cinematography, and it seems to be reliable, but it needs to be edited.
Lastly, while I wasn’t looking for some stylistic masterpiece, the writing is pretty dull. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematographers and filmmakers.