Focal Press Book: DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras (2nd Edition)

Focal Press Book: DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras (2nd Edition)

Focal Press Book: DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras (2nd Edition)

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Focal Press Book: DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras (2nd Edition)

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  • Author: Kurt Lancaster
  • Adobe Premier & Final Cut X Workflows
  • Technicolor CineStyle Workflows
  • Syncing External Audio

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This 2nd edition of DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras from Focal Press is a guide to shooting cinematic video with DSLR cameras. Its author, Kurt Lancaster, gives insight on different shooting styles, and provides real-world tips and techniques. This updated version of the book includes information on workflows for Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut X, as well as working with Technicolor's CineStyle picture style, and syncing external audio.

The book features case studies from DSLR shooters such as Philip Bloom, Shane Hurlbut, Bernardo Uzeda, Rii Schroer, Danfun Dennis, and many more. Each film is examined, exploring the storytelling and visual elements, as well as how you can push the limits of your DSLR.

Contents:
Part I Using the Cinematographer's Toolkit to Craft Astounding Images with DSLRs
  • Chapter 1 Composition, Blocking and Camera Movement
  • Chapter 2 Lighting
  • Chapter 3 Tonal Scale, Exposure, and Lenses
  • Chapter 4 Using Picture Styles
  • Chapter 5 Recording Quality Audio
  • Chapter 6 Postproduction Workflow and Techniques
    Part II Master DSLR Shooters at Work
  • Chapter 7 Case Study 1: Getting the Film Look in a Short Fiction: Casulo (2009), directed by Bernardo Uzeda, Brazil, 17 min.
  • Chapter 8 Case Study 2: Getting the Film Look in Documentary Journalism: 16 Teeth: Cumbria's Last Traditional Rakemakers (2009), directed by Rii Schroer, England, 2:29 min.
  • Chapter 9 Case Study 3: Getting the Film Look in a Short Documentary: A Day at the Races (2010), directed by Philip Bloom, United States, 6 min.
  • Chapter 10 Case Study 4: Getting the Film Look in a Short Fiction: Chrysalis (2010), directed by Jeremy Thomas, United States.
  • Chapter 11 Case Study 5: Getting the Film Look in a Short Fiction: The Last Three Minutes (2010), directed by Po Chan and Shane Hurlbut, ASC, United States, 3:37 min.
    Part III Getting the Gear and Telling Your Stories
  • Chapter 12 DSLR Cinema Gear by Budget
  • Chapter 13 How to Tell Better Stories with Your DSLR
    Afterword by Philip Bloom
  • Appendix I Image Resolution
  • Appendix II ISO Tests for the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D
  • Appendix III Exposure and Dynamic Range
  • Appendix IV Luminance and Chrominance Compression
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    Author Kurt Lancaster
    Format Paperback
    Pages 294
    Publisher Focal Press
    Date Published October 2012
    ISBN Number 9780240823737
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.4 x 6.6 x 0.2"

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