Focal Press Book: Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production (Third Edition)

Focal Press Book: Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production (Third Edition)

Focal Press Book: Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production (Third Edition)

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  • Authors: Chuck Gloman & Tom LeTourneau
  • Hardcover, 310 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: January 29, 2016
  • Covers Fundamental Properties of Light
  • Includes Theory & Practical Applications
  • Numerous Tips and Tricks
  • Up-to-Date Equipment and Techniques
  • Packed with Full-Color Illustrations
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Loaded with tips, tricks, and full-color illustrations, this third edition of Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production from Focal Press is a helpful text for students, experienced amateurs, and pros alike. Authors Chuck Gloman & Tom LeTourneau cover the fundamental properties of light, along with up-to-date information on equipment and techniques. They mix theory and practical applications to give you a well-rounded education in the art and science of lighting, while helping you select the proper lights and accessories for achieving the best possible results. Are you looking to light HD video? Do you want to use HMI lamps in your production? For information on these and many other possibilities, you've come to the right place.

Table of Contents
  • The Physics of Light
  • Meters, Monitors, and Scopes
  • Lamps, Reflectors, and Lighting Instruments
  • Video Contrast Ratios
  • Instrument Functions
  • Terms and Tips
  • Basic Lighting Setups
  • Avoiding Problems
  • Locating Lighting
  • Studio Lighting
  • Future Directions
  • Resources for the Lighting Professional
About the Author
Chuck Gloman is an independent producer, cinematographer/director of photography, and editor with experience in all areas of video from corporate training to television commercials. He has over 30 years of experience as a producer and DP, with over 900 TV commercials, 250 corporate videos, and 100 documentaries to his credit. Mr. Gloman's films have aired on HBO, Cinemax, and network television. His articles appear regularly in Videography, Television Broadcast, TV Technology, Mix, and Government Video magazines. In addition to Placing Shadows, he has authored the following books: No Budget Digital Filmmaking (McGraw-Hill: 2002), 202 Digital Photography Solutions (McGraw-Hill: 2003), Scenic Design and Lighting Techniques (Focal Press: 2006), and Working with HAD (Focal Press: 2006). Additionally, he is a member of the Television/Film faculty at DeSales University in Pennsylvania.
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Focal Press 9781138169586 specs

Subject Lighting for video projects
Author Chuck Gloman and Tom LeTourneau
Hard/Soft Cover Hardcover
Number of Pages 310
Illustrations Yes, in full color
ISBN Number 9781138169586
Publisher Focal Press
Date Published January 29, 2016

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