- Theory and Practice" 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.
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 older tried and true methods.
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