The noted cinematographer discusses his technical and aesthetic approaches to cinematography in forty of his films and profiles some of the major stars and. Title, A Man with a Camera. Author, Nestor Almendros. Edition, illustrated. Publisher, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, ISBN, , Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.
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Want to Read saving…. Spanish cinematographer Nestor Almendros’s this biography styled book is undoubtedly a gem for all people interested in cinema.
Very easy read and his honest voice is to natural that you get the feeling of a casual talking with him. The book – each film prefaced by a beautiful still – is peppered with anecdotes and observations about the relevant filmmakers. Don rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Federico rated it it was amazing May 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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He puts the importance of using natural light where today’s cinema overly uses fake stage lights. Return to Book Page.
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Apr 13, Aaron Hollander allmendros it really liked it Shelves: Nestor Almendros worked as a cinematographer on a number of my favorite films, so I looked forward to reading this book. Nicholas rated it it was amazing May 03, If you want to find out about directors, actors, and what went on behind the scenes in the various films he worked on – and he worked on many interesting to great fil Nestor Almendros worked as a cinematographer on a number of my favorite films, so I looked forward to reading this book.
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Absolutely love this book, Nestor Almendros writing, his simplicity, his way to work with camwra, his work, all the movies he talks about Thanks for telling us about the problem. One of the greatest cinematographers, Almendros is also a good storyteller. Cristian Roso rated it really liked it Jul 19, Robert rated it really liked it Feb 23, Daniela rated it it was amazing Mar 08, almeneros Mar 25, Vanessa rated it it was amazing.
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Patricio rated it really liked it May 03, Also the importance of using light techniques in paintings like Vermeer, Rembrandt or Monet.
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Unfortunately, almost all of his comments are about the camera work and lighting he did on the films, and I expected more than that. I have defenitely discover someone who I really admire and respect.
Nestor’s writing style is so honest and written in a very common language without stucking in too much jargon.