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This third edition of the Focal Press Lighting for Digital Video and Television will help you enhance the visual quality of your motion pictures and digital videos with a solid understanding of lighting fundamentals.
This complete course in digital video lighting begins with how the human eye and the camera process light and color, progresses through the basics of equipment and setups, and finishes with practical lessons on how to solve common problems. Lighting for Digital Video and Television is filled with clear illustrations and real-world examples that demonstrate proper equipment use, safety issues, and staging techniques.
About the Author: John Jackman is an award-winning independent director and producer who has been involved in dramatic and video production since the mid-seventies. Widely regarded as an authority on digital production techniques, John has been a contributing editor to DV Magazine, and has taught workshops for NAB, the American Film Institute (AFI), Digital Video Expo, the Library of Congress, as well as at various film schools, colleges, and university programs.
Chapter 1: Why is Lighting Important for Television and Video?
Chapter 2: Human Vision, the Camera, and Exposure
Chapter 3: Volts, Amps, and Watts
Chapter 4: Lighting Instruments
Chapter 5: Lighting Controls and Uses
Chapter 6: Basic Lighting Techniques
Chapter 7: Interview setups
Chapter 8: Solving Common Problems
Chapter 9: Studio Lighting
Chapter 10: Advanced Lighting Setups
Chapter 11: Lighting Low-Budget Locations
Chapter 12: Specialized Lighting
Chapter 13: Imagination and Invention
Appendix 1: Using a Light Meter for Video Appendix 2: Basic Primer in Signal Monitoring Appendix 3: Addresses of Manufacturers Glossary Index