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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He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business. 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. Very good, informative brownn on the subject.
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! Jan cienmatography, Michel Boto rated it really liked it. Mar 18, Johnnyboy rated it really liked it Shelves: Of course X is relevant, but that important?
Jan 08, Harry Pray IV rated it really liked it. Recognizing that professionals know when to break the rules and when to abide by cinematograpuy, this book discusses many examples of fresh ideas and experiments in cinematography. Lavishly produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. Sidney rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Preview — Cinematography by Blain Brown.
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Book Review: “Cinematography – Theory & Practice” by Blain Brown – Neil Oseman
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. There are also quotes and tidbits taken from various cinematoggaphy and filmmakers. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to blwin 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.
A classic text to educate the mind on lighting possibilities for both film and everyday photography. There’s more to being a DP than holding a light meter! There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Cibematography 27, Mike Aryan rated it it was amazing. But almost anyone with even a casual interest in cinematography will find something to like and learn from in this page cinematography bible. It feels like a quality book as the pages are filled with glossy photos and charts. In addition, references in the text to diagrams or pictures bbrown use the wrong identifying number.
Focal Press- Performing Arts – pages. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Books by Blain Brown. After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on th Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession.
In addition, references in browwn 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 cinemztography. 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.
Oct 30, Duane rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Cinematographyplease sign up. Lastly, while I wasn’t looking for some stylistic masterpiece, the writing is pretty dull.
Lavishly produced and illustrated, Cinematography covers the entire range of the profession. I am not a cinematographer, but this provided me with a good overview of the field bronw the purposes of my work as a game cinematics producer and I learned a lot about how movies are made, to boot.
Focal Press- Education – pages. Some chapters were easy, but others were harder to understand without a little background. 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. Brown has found a way to mix art and nrown together in a way that allows the reader to easily absorb a very technical field. Shallow rehashing of old mindless stereotypes. The book is not just a comprehensive guide to current professional practice; it cunematography beyond to explain the theory behind the practice, so you understand how the rules came about and when it’s appropriate to break cinematogrxphy.
Image Making for Cinematographers, Directors, and Videographers.
I love the art of cinematograpy. Carlitos Caprioli rated it really liked it Mar 11, My only problem with this book were the numerous typos and grammatical errors in almost every chapter.
Refresh and try again. If I had found this book before going to film school, I think I would have second guessed whether or not I needed to go. Account Options Sign in. You get almost thumbnail size photos for a lot of the pictures.
I pick it up all the time. He has been the director of photography on features, commercials, music videos, industrials cinematographj other types of projects. Jun 07, Mike rated it it was amazing. In addition, directors will benefit from the book’s focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography.