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Practical Cinematography

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Filmmaking is an art, but, like so many art forms, there are basic underlying tools and techniques and a body theoretical knowledge that must be understood and mastered before artistic expression can flourish. This book is an invaluable resource for all aspiring DoPs. Practical Cinematography can be dipped into for quick reference - perhaps to answer a specific question or ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 224 pages
Published March 9th 2005 by Focal Press (first published December 21st 1999)
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Sara C
Jan 27, 2009 rated it really liked it
Great book to learn something about cinematography, but not that great to someone with no prior knowledge. Indeed, sometimes it was quite difficult to follow all the technical stuff, and most of the numbers aren't explained properly. Anyway, if one insists on finishing it, even if ignoring some unclear parts, it still pays off the effort.
Israel ramirez
Mar 27, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent book for those who really want to understand in a very simple way how to get the most of light in photography and film production, very efficent book!!
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