Focal Press Book: The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques (2nd Edition, Hardback)

Focal Press Book: The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques (2nd Edition, Hardback)

Focal Press Book: The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques (2nd Edition, Hardback)

B&H # FOTGSHB MFR # 9781138171176
Focal Press Book: The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques (2nd Edition, Hardback)

Show MoreLess

Close

Now Viewing:

Important Notice: This item is non-cancelable and non-returnable
Special Order
Expected availability: 3-5 weeks 
Free Standard Shipping
Not eligible for Free Expedited Shipping

Product Highlights

  • Author: Jeff Foster
  • Hardback: 418 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781138171176
  • How-to Guide for Green Screen Work
  • Covers Lighting, Talent, Virtual Sets
Show moreShow less
$0.00 Tax Collected Outside NY

You Pay: $134.95

Add to Wish List Item in Wish List
  • 1Description

The Green Screen Handbook - Real-World Production Techniques, 2nd edition is a hardcover book from Focal Press that describes the integral techniques required in preproduction, production, and postproduction for effective use of green screen backgrounds. Step-by-step instruction and time-saving tips cover matting and keying basics; lighting and digital camera essentials; setups with fabric, portable background panels and paint; broadcast TV hardware switchers; professional HD and major motion picture compositing; multi-colored screen composites; directing storyboards and talent; working with virtual sets; motion tracking; and much more.

Author Jeff Foster has been producing traditional and digital images, animation, motion graphics, and visual effects for digital video and film for over 25 years. He has also written and contributed to several After Effects and Photoshop books, conducted training seminars, and been a featured speaker at several national conferences such as Macworld, Photoshop World, AdobeMAX, and NAB.

Format
Hardback
2nd Edition Updates
  • Coverage of the latest digital camera technologies, lighting gear, and compositing and editing software
  • Advice on using apps for portable devices that will help you light and shoot better green screen
  • Examples and case studies of real-world green screen and compositing projects in film and television productions
  • An extensive companion website featuring downloadable project files and streaming video tutorials
Contents
Mattes and Compositing Defined
Digital Matting Methods and Tools
Basic Compositing Techniques
Simple Setups on a Budget
Green Screens in Live Broadcasts
How the Pros Do It
Choosing the Right Matting Process for Your Project
Proper Lighting Techniques
Matching Your Subjects to the Background
Digital Cameras and Camcorders
Storyboarding and Directing Your Talent
Interacting with the Background and Objects
Getting a Great Matte
Color Balancing the Subject and Background
Fixing Problem Green Screen Shots
Working with Virtual Sets
Complex Composites
Motion Tracking and Matchmoving
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Subject Comprehensive how-to manual for using green screen effectively.
Publisher Focal Press
Author Jeff Foster
Edition 2nd
Format Hardback
Pages 418
ISBN Number 9781138171176
Date Published August 2015

Focal Press Book: The Green Screen Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques (2nd Edition, Hardback) Review

Be the first to review this item
See any errors on this page? Let us know.