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The companion website features additional material, including lighting demonstrations, basic methods of lighting, using diffusion and other topics. 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.
While some aspects of visual language, lighting and cinematogaphy It feels like a theoryy book as the pages are filled with glossy photos and charts.
In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on th Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. Virtually everything you need technically.
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Some chapters were easy, but others were harder prcatice understand without a little background. Superbly organized with eye catching graphs and pictures, this comprehensive book is loaded with thery of fascinating and useful information. These change affect not only the director of photography but also the director, the camera assistants, gaffers, and digital imaging technicians. Few art forms are as tied to their tools and technology as is cinematography. I love the art of cinematograpy.
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I want read this book as text material for the students of cinmeatography as because of simple in text? 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 practicf 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.
Amanda Bbrown rated it liked it Jan 22, Paperbackpages. Jun 07, Mike rated it it was amazing. Jan 23, Michel Boto rated it really liked it. 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 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.
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. It is all encompassing and should have been a text book for my classes.
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Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. Oct 22, James Caterino rated it it was amazing Shelves: After completing his first feature film, he moved to Los Angeles where he has bj Director of Photography on 14 feature films as well as national commercials, promotional films, industrials, music videos and documentaries.
A classic text to educate the mind on lighting possibilities for both film and everyday photography. The comparisons between film and video are also well cinemarography and help explain why despite the digital mania and the HD 24FPS advances, most cinem I love the art of cinematograpy.
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The world of cinematography has changed more in the last few years than it has since it has inwhen sound recording was introduced. Jan 24, Patrick rated it liked it. Books by Blain Brown. Cinematography presents the basics and beyond, employing clear explanations of standard practice together with substantial illustrations and diagrams to reveal the practtice world of film production. Dec 03, Marty rated it really liked it.
Blain Brown Limited preview – Image Making for Cinematographers and This book might be a bit dry in parts and too technically oriented for non-film school types. His work can be seen at www.
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Very informative, but feel free to jump around if you have a background in still photography. To ask other readers questions about Cinematographyplease sign cinematographyy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Elseddic Aggadi rated it it was ok Feb 19, New technology, new tools and new methods have revolutionized the art and craft of telling stories visually.