Visions of Light

Visions of Light (1992) This is a DVD copy of a documentary film about the history and development cinematography techniques as practiced by the cinematographers (or as they are some known the CPs). This is a very interesting documentary that tells the story from the earliest moments in the history of cinema up to the … More Visions of Light

‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture’ by Ivan Watson

‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture, twelve golden rules for better camerawork.’ I picked this book up in a charity shop, published in 1979 by The Macmillan Press Ltd, ISBN: 0-333-25630-1, Author: Ivan Watson.  This is a great little book that simply sets out twelve golden rules that professional film-makers follow to produce professional looking … More ‘How to Shoot a Motion Picture’ by Ivan Watson

Pruning a Lilly

One of my guilty passions is the original movie ALIEN guilty passion, because being both horror a science-fiction it falls in to the nerdy genre.  However, as a movie I believe it to be a piece of art and I hope that the Director Ridley Scott is never tempted to do a George Lucas and … More Pruning a Lilly

Yield To The Night

Yield To The Night, is film well worth watching as a filmmaker, made in the late 1950’s as a protest against capital punishment and inspired by the hanging of Ruth Ellis. The acting, cinematography, lighting, screenplay, direction, editing and use of sound are all worth looking at very closely,  and is valuable to anyone who … More Yield To The Night

The Digital Print

The Digital Print By Jeff Schewe, published by Peachpit Press, ISBN: 978-0-90845-2 I read this book some months ago and published my blog for it on my Art of Photography website in order to keep that site active.  However, I would like my assessors aware of the reading I am that I am doing towards … More The Digital Print

The Digital Negative

The Digital Negative, by Jeff Schewe, published by Peachpit Press, ISBN: 978-0-321-83957-2 I read this book a few months ago and I blogged it on my Art of Photography blog to be sure that my older blog sites are not deleted by WordPress should they think that they are now redundant due to lack of … More The Digital Negative