Cinematography: Theory and Practice

Cinematography: Theory and Practice

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There's more to being a DP than holdng a light meter! 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. 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 produced and illustrated, it covers the entire range of the profession. 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. In addition, directors will benefit from the book's focus on the body of knowledge they should share with their Director of Photography. 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. 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. Covering the most up-to-date information on the film/digital interface, new formats, the latest cranes and camera support and other equipment, it also illustrates the classic tried and true methods.Visible zooms are not popular in feature film making a€” certainly not since the end of the 1970s. The reason is ... Many people carry the wheels and hardware with them and build the dolly and track with locally available materials. (Photoanbsp;...

Title:Cinematography: Theory and Practice
Author:Blain Brown
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2013-05-02


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