Grammar of the Shot is a manual for those who are about to embark on a career in shooting pictures. It is aimed at the novice, concentrating purely on the principles of shooting - still the best way to tell a visual story.
Written in simple, easy-to-follow language and illustrated with clear uncomplicated line drawings, the book sets down the fundamental knowledge needed to achieve acceptable results.
· is a sister volume to Grammar of the Edit
· has been extensively tested in Europe, Asia and Africa
· lists, examines and explains the conventions and working practices of taking pictures.
*Jargon-free and easy to read
*Explains the fundamental principles of shooting
*A foundation on which the novice can apply practical experience
A manual for those about to embark on a career in shooting pictures. Aimed at the novice, it concentrates purely on principles of the best way to tell a visual story. The sister volume to , it discusses objective and subjective shooting; elements of the shot; equipment; types and development of shots; general practices; overlapping action and shooting ratio; and working practices. Contains b&w illustrations. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.