Research theme - cinematography
The research paper deals with
the basic principles of color cinematography and its theoretical
and technical aspects.
The transition from black & white cinematography to color
implied a radical change in artistic perception. In the black & white
period, cinematographers forced themselves to see the world
tonally, to translate the volume, color and perspective into
a black & white play of light and shadow they built
their style on it. The introduction of color forced them
to solve not only new technical problems, but to rearrange
their perceptions and to find ways to use color as a means
The paper investigates basic color principles
and the stylistically relevant dimensions of color. The
analytical content of the article: Basic concepts. On the
inter-influence of the colors. What is color? Color sense.
Three-chromatic theory of sight. Color temperature. Color
adaptation. Speeding up the stock. Relation between lighting
and saturation. Interval. What the color depends on. Film
in color. Color harmony. Color pallet. Prime colors. Secondary
colors. The close colors effect. Three-color harmony. Four-color
harmony. Color and its background. Simultaneous effects.
Color stereoscopic illusion. Expressive impact of the quantitative
variation of colors. The conclusion.