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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars All you need to know about cinematography!, 27 Nov 2011
This review is from: Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors (Paperback)
This book was recommended to me by a director/cinematographer and I am grateful for it. The book offers knowledge on the art of cinematography and it is written for directors and cinematographers alike. The author talks about all aspects of film making, from directing to camera operating to lighting and troubleshooting on set. It is written in an engaging way and uses lots of photos as examples and has a fantastic technical section written in layman terms. This book is an absolute must have for all budding film makers.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than most anything I've seen - good DVD and web info too, 2 Dec 2011
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A comprehensive tome that's strong on both fundamental concepts and practical production. The latter is targeted to very fat production budgets but still helpful. It's a book I find myself sometimes skimming [due to experience and other reading] but more often I find myslef reading in great deatil to get my head around something I've been wanting to know for ages -- understanding colour- and vector-scopes for example.

The DVD has got a couple nice hints and would be a great help to get somebody ready for set for the first time, especially if they are going to be handling lights, mic or clappeer board. The DVD too is geared towards a well funded project but useful. The related website is a little clunky for registration but the content looks helpful. Also if you go to [...] there are options to buy a digital version and/or see some sample pages.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good, 17 May 2013
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Delivered quickly and had all the info I need as a beginner in film making and went well with my other purchases on film making
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5.0 out of 5 stars For budding cinematographers, 13 Nov 2012
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Absolutely invaluable for anybody interested in Cinematography. Once you start to read, it is vastly difficult to stop. The DVD included is brilliant, it explains lighting in a way that you can absolutely understand in the most basic way. The book was in great condition upon arrival and came very quickly.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 20 May 2012
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Brilliant book, clean and sleek. Good, useful and interesting information.

I'm a student studying Film making and this book has been quite useful to refer to.
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5.0 out of 5 stars To all budding cinematographers out there - this is your CANON!, 22 July 2014
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If you are entering the world of photography or cinematography and you aspire to be like JACK CARDIFF, then your search for HOW is over, for here you will find pretty much EVERYTHING you could wish to know in one handy volume.

Suppliment it with a copy of 'The working camera' pop-up book by Professor John Hedgecowe and the celebrated pop-up artist Ron Van Der Meer, and a copy of 'Selected tables, charts, and formulas for the student cinematographer' by Stephen H Burum ASC (both available from Amazon) and you pretty much have EVERYTHING you would wish to know about photography and cinematography to get you rocking - the rest comes from COMMUNICATING with like-minded people and EXPERIMENTING using MVT (multi-variable testing) techniques such as 'Taguchi' to SWIFTLY gain EXPERIENCE.

Have FUN!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Extremely comprehensive and detailed, a 'Bible' of cinematography, 5 July 2014
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Cinematography is a rare mix of art and science, and concerns the craft of designing each shot. While the director of a film will suggest what the shot looks like, the cinematographer has many creative tools in his arsenal to design each shot.

This book covers such tools. Many areas are included, from lighting to lenses to aspect ratios, to name a few, and although the discussion can at times get dense and technical, Blain Brown explains everything very well and all the concepts are backed up with pictures or diagrams. The scope of the book is impressive; it contains everything to do with cinematography. I read it cover to cover, but it would function just as well as a reference book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book, 28 Mar 2014
This is a very good and in depth book about cinematography. It has some useful analysis of creating different scenes.
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