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Old December 10th, 2011, 06:36 PM   #1
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Books for basic cinematography?

I'm looking to do some reading to get better at shooting with my HMC-150, and i want to learn more tricks for shooting and basic cinematography ideas

If anyone has a good title or two to recommend , please do so!
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Old December 11th, 2011, 04:44 AM   #2
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I have a book from this guy and have found it to be very useful: Director of Photography/Cinematographer/High Def Cameraman/HD Cinematographer/Film DP

The lighting book is very good too!
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Old December 11th, 2011, 08:59 PM   #3
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I have a book from this guy and have found it to be very useful: Director of Photography/Cinematographer/High Def Cameraman/HD Cinematographer/Film DP

The lighting book is very good too!
+1 - I have the same book. It covers everything you need to get started.
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Old December 12th, 2011, 10:11 AM   #4
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Re: Books for basic cinematography?

Five-Cs-Cinematography-Picture-Techniques/dp/187950541XThe Five C's of Cinematography: Motion Picture Filming Technique
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Old December 14th, 2011, 03:24 AM   #5
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This book is great: http://www.amazon.com/Motion-Picture-Video-Lighting-Second/dp/0240807634
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