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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David rated it really liked it Jan 30, Very easy read and his honest voice is to natural that you get the feeling of a casual talking with him. I have defenitely discover someone who I really admire and respect. Want to Read saving…. Paperbackpages.

A Man With A Camera by Nestor Almendros

Unfortunately, almost all of his comments are about the camera work and lighting he did on the films, and I expected more than that. Spanish cinematographer Nestor Almendros’s this biography styled book is undoubtedly a gem for all people interested in cinema.


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A Man with a Camera by Nestor Almendros (1984, Hardcover)

Nestor Almendros worked as a cinematographer on a number of my favorite films, so I looked forward to reading this book. Jun 01, Andrew Bishop rated it it was amazing Shelves: Also the importance of using light techniques in paintings like Vermeer, Rembrandt or Monet.

It’s a delight and a must-read for any and all cinephiles.

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Nestor’s writing style is so honest and written in a very common language without stucking in too much jargon. In his book Mn puts his thoughts about cinema, the responsibilities of cinematographer and how contemporary cinematographers should find different ways of taking pictures by looking classics and several other art forms.

I ate this book up. Alessia rated it it was amazing Dec 23, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. One of the greatest cinematographers, Almendros is also a good storyteller. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The book – each film prefaced by a beautiful still – is peppered with anecdotes and observations about the relevant filmmakers. Absolutely love this book, Nestor Almendros writing, his simplicity, his way to work with lighting, his work, all the movies he talks about Excellent technical and logical overview of almfndros film Almendros made, up to the printing of this book.