This second edition of Motion Picture and Video Lighting, from Focal Press, is your indispensable guide to film and video lighting. The author is Blain Brown, a professional in the field, who also wrote Cinematography, which is widely considered an industry bible. This new edition of Motion Picture and Video Lighting explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. It will show you not only how to light, but why. This comprehensive book explores light and color theory; and provides details on equipment; as well as techniques to make every scene look its best.
Now in full color, Motion Picture and Video Lighting is heavily illustrated with photos and diagrams throughout.
This edition also takes you "behind the scenes" on a professional shoot and demonstrates technical procedures and equipment. In addition, 20 video clips include: lighting demonstrations, technical tests, fundamentals of lighting demos, and short scenes illustrating different styles of lighting.
Readership: Cinematographers, Directors, Lighting Directors
About the Author: Blain Brown is a Director of Photography based in the Los Angeles area. He has worked as Director of Photography on 14 feature films as well as national commercials, promotional films, industrials, music videos and documentaries. He has worked all over the U.S. and throughout the world, completing projects as a director, editor and screenwriter.