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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There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! There is a lot of information packed into this tome. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I reccomend this. Feew, that was one hell of a read.

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! Superbly organized with eye cinematogtaphy graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with tons of fascinating and useful information.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. In another universe I am a director. Other editions – View all Cinematography: Feb 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing.


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

He cinematograpjy directed and edited features and commercials, worked as a producer and has had three screenplays produced. I started reading this before I started filmschool and that was maybe a mistake.

Jan 08, Harry Pray IV rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages.

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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. Of course the cinematigraphy is important in cinematography, if there was only a dark screen it would have been a radio play.

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.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Focal Press- Performing Arts – pages.

Preview — Cinematography by Blain Brown. Want to Read saving…. A DVD and website features hours of video footage, conematography key instruction in topics such as camera basics and essentials, lighting, shooting methods, and much more. Nov 15, Kenneth rated it really liked it.

Read the whole thing in Barnes and Noble one day. More information see us at mwoolerymedia. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Image Making for Cinematographers and Blain Brownis a cinematographer, director and writer based in Los Angeles. Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography. Jan 20, Vanessa rated it liked it Shelves: May 27, Santanu Roy rated it really liked it.


Lastly, while I cibematography looking for some stylistic masterpiece, the writing is pretty dull. The comparisons between film and video are also well done and help explain why despite the digital mania and the HD 24FPS advances, most cinematographers still prefer cinematigraphy shoot on film and why projects blin on film still look better.

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