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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Lists with This Book. Patrick Grandaw rated it really liked it Apr 11, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nicholas rated it it was amazing May 03, Books 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. Ccamera 01, Andrew Bishop rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 22, Serdar Usta rated it it was amazing Shelves: Juan Antonio rated it really liked it Jul 11, Don rated it it was amazing Aa 30, Excellent technical and logical overview of every film Almendros made, up to the printing of this book.

Nestor’s writing style is so honest and written in a very common language without stucking in too much jargon. I have defenitely discover someone who I really admire and respect. It’s a delight and a must-read for any and all cinephiles.

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Return to Book Page. Through the book Nestor honestly and very openly shares his techniques on how to solve problems in different situations.


David rated it really liked it Jan 30, In his book Nestor 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. Nestor Almendros worked as a cinematographer on a number of my favorite films, so I looked forward to reading this book.

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

Paperbackpages. Spanish cinematographer Nestor Almendros’s this biography styled book is undoubtedly a gem for all people interested in cinema. The book – each film prefaced by a beautiful still – is peppered with anecdotes and observations about the relevant filmmakers.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Federico rated it it was amazing May 25, I purchased the book mainly for obtaining some unknown facts about Eric Rohmer but also very much enjoyed about his whole filmography. 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 films – you’ll have to look elsewhere. Inspiring to hear the stories of Mr.

A Man With A Camera

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Alessia rated it it was amazing Dec 23, If you’re interested in cinematography, this may be a book you’ll want to read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. One of the greatest cinematographers, Almendros is also a good storyteller.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. David rated it liked it Jan 30, Cristian Roso rated it really liked it Jul 19, Refresh and try again. Rob rated it really liked it Nov nestpr, Patricio rated it really liked it May 03, Feb 28, Paul Secor rated it liked it Shelves: He puts the importance of using natural light where today’s cinema overly uses fake stage lights. Alen rated it really liked it Jun 08, Published May 1st by Farrar, Straus and Giroux first published I wish it was longer – and still in print!

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Alejandro Benito rated it really liked it Sep 10, Very easy read wih his honest voice is to natural that you get the feeling of a casual talking with him. Also the importance of using light techniques in paintings like Vermeer, Rembrandt or Monet. Apr 13, Aaron Hollander rated it really liked it Shelves: