Focal Press Motion Picture and Video Lighting (3rd Edition)

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Focal Press Motion Picture and Video Lighting (3rd Edition)
Key Features
  • Author: Blain Brown
  • Softcover, 356 Pages
  • Published August 2018
Motion Picture and Video Lighting from Rocky Nook is an indispensable guide to film and video lighting. Authored by cinematographer Blain Brown, this book explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. It will show you not only how to light, but why. Written by an experienced professional, this comprehensive and heavily illustrated book explores light and color theory, equipment, and techniques to make every scene look its best. Three new chapters cover the best practices of using light to benefit your film, and an extensive appendix includes discussion on additional tips and tricks. Additionally, a companion website to the book includes up-to-date video tutorials and other resources for students and professionals alike.
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Focal Press F0415854139 Overview

Motion Picture and Video Lighting from Rocky Nook is an indispensable guide to film and video lighting. Authored by cinematographer Blain Brown, this book explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. It will show you not only how to light, but why. Written by an experienced professional, this comprehensive and heavily illustrated book explores light and color theory, equipment, and techniques to make every scene look its best. Three new chapters cover the best practices of using light to benefit your film, and an extensive appendix includes discussion on additional tips and tricks. Additionally, a companion website to the book includes up-to-date video tutorials and other resources for students and professionals alike.

Three New Chapters

  • Scene Lighting
  • Lighting as Storytelling
  • Controlling Light

Included Topics

  • Lighting sources
  • The lighting process
  • Lighting basics
  • LED, Kino Flo, HMI, tungsten, and plasma Lights
  • Methods of controlling light
  • Planning your lighting
  • The basic methods: A lighting playbook
  • Visual storytelling with light
  • Understanding and controlling color
  • Terminology
  • Electricity and distribution
  • Gripology
  • Set operations
  • The team: DP, gaffer, grips, lighting technicians
  • Technical issues
  • Lighting for green screens and blue screens
  • Typical equipment orders for large and small jobs
  • Lighting for high-speed and macro photography
  • Lighting plans for small, medium, and large films

Focal Press F0415854139 Specs

Type of MediaBook
AuthorBlain Brown
PublisherFocal Press
Date PublishedAugust 2018
Edition3rd Edition
ISBN-139780415854139
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.4 x 7.5 x 0.7"
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