Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, 4th edition is more than a reference book. This is a fully comprehensive guide for anyone involved with set lighting - lighting technicians, gaffers, camera operators, directors of photography and educators The book is filled with core material on what you need to know about this discipline yet it also delves into the aesthetics of lighting as well as tips and techniques that will come in handy once you are on the job.
About the Author: Harry C. Box has worked in television and motion picture production since 1989. Over the years he has done substantial work as a lighting technician, gaffer, camera operator, director of photography, and as an educator.
His recent credits include network and cable television series, such as Heroes (NBC), Brothers and Sisters (ABC), and Everybody Hates Chris (CW). He has worked on major motion pictures, independent feature films, telefilms, documentaries, music videos, commercials, and industrials.
- More coverage of the aesthetics of lighting
- Detailed information on LED technology and gear
- Material is harmonized with industry safety and skills training curriculum
- More coverage than ever before about setting up and running DMX512 networks and DMX512 enabled devices, including wireless DMX512 networks
- Completely revised and updated sections of HMIs, tungsten light fixtures, and fluorescent technologies
- Additional information on dealing with current harmonics, working with portable generators
- Section on using 480V power
- In addition to previsualization software, the material provides a primer on creating professional light plots and using computer aided design software
- Additions to the arsenal of electrical distribution equipment that make our sets safer and easier to power
- More rigging tricks and techniques
- Written in the same friendly, easy-to-read style that has made this book so popular
- Companion Web site contains exclusive articles written by the author, illustrations, and an indispensable resource center with key industry links