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Grammar of the Shot, Motion Picture and Video Lighting, and Cinematography Bundle: Grammar of the Shot, Second Edition

 
 
 
 
Grammar of the Shot, Motion Picture and Video Lighting, and Cinematography Bundle: Grammar of the Shot, Second Edition
Author: Christopher J. Bowen - Roy Thompson
ISBN 13: 9780240521213
ISBN 10: 240521218
Edition: 2
Publisher: Focal Press
Publication Date: 2009-03-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 392
List Price: $22.95
 
 

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.

The book:
· 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

Booknews

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.