From the Portrait to the Close-Up: Gender and Technology in Still Photography and Hollywood Cinematography
During the second two decades of the twentieth century, Hollywood, cinematographers drew on the conventions of portrait photography to develop their own figure-lighting strategies. Although the two practices relied on different kinds of technology, cinematographers retained the larger strategy of structuring their stylistic techniques according to a logic of sexual difference.
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University of Illinois Press
Keating, P. (2006). From the portrait to the close-up: Gender and technology in still photography and hollywood cinematography. Cinema Journal, 45(3), 90-108. doi:10.1353/cj.2006.0034