- Paperback: 268 pages
- Publisher: Focal Press; 1 edition (December 15, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0240809564
- ISBN-13: 978-0240809564
- Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 7.5 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,285,610 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Shooting Action Sports: The Ultimate Guide to Extreme Filmmaking 1st Edition
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"Grossman is a young master of shooting action sports; and that vast knowledge is all here in his book. He will take you through the field with unique clarity, insight and innovation."
-Rob Cohen, Director, The Fast and the Furious, xXx, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
"An impressive how-to guide for the modern sports cinematographer. Grossman's secrets to cinematic success are knowledge jewels that should be pored over repeatedly by the aspiring filmmaker."
-Craig Caryl, Founder, Logic Skateboard Media, SpotStock.com
"Grossman's real life experiences and wealth of film knowledge create a fun and thoroughly engaging read."
-Simon Duggan, ACS, Cinematographer, "Live Free or Die Hard"
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Top Customer Reviews
I would have like more tips and actual techniques on getting the "shooting" action sports such as specialized gear and cable systems employed in every single action sports flick no the market today. To devote only five pages to "action sport" specific shooting techniques for a book called "Shooting Action Sports" makes the title a misnomer.
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Todd Grosman has a wealth of knowledge in this area and comes so highly recommended that block buster Action Director Rob Cohen uses him on all his films to shoot his Making of Documentaries.
In a nut shell Todd knows what he is writing about because he actually uses these techniques to make him one of the best in the business!
I recommend this book to any sports enthusiast who want concise and clear instruction for thrilling and multi-dimensional photography.
More books should be written this well.
Shooting Action Sports: The Ultimate Guide to Extreme Filmmaking