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Motion Picture and Video Lighting

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Publisher Comments:

Motion Picture and Video Lighting explores the technical, aesthetic and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. Written by a professional in the field, this comprehensive book reveals inside information based on years of experience and thoroughly explores the challenges faced by cinematographers, lighting directors, gaffers and grips.

Through a hands on approach which is augmented by insightful diagrams, tables, charts and photographs, the author illustrates the power of light as one of the most important elements of filmmaking. Whether the reader is a professional, or student, a gaffer, grip or cameraman, this book will be a useful reference.

Blain Brown is a cinematographer and lighting director based in Los Angeles, California. He has lit and photographed a range of productions - from macro/table tops to boxing arenas, and from no-budget shoestring productions to large-scale features. Mr. Brown has also worked as a producer and line producer on commercials, music videos and feature films.

Provides a comprehensive look everyone involved in motion picture or video lighting.

Contains diagrams, tables, charts, and photographs to supplement the text.

A perfect reference for the professional or the student.

Book News Annotation:

A comprehensive treatment of the technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. Topics range from a basic discussion of physical light and perception and detailed coverage of equipment to color theory and practice and lighting for video, Ultimatte, and special effects. Detailed diagrams and b&w photography, with four pages in color.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-204) and index.

About the Author

Blain Brown was educated at C.W. Post College; M.I.T. and Harvard Graduate School of Design. He began in New York as a commercial still photographer before starting in the film business. After working as a gaffer, be became a cinematographer doing primarily commercials and music videos.After completing his first feature film, he moved to Los Angeles where he has been Director of Photography on 14 feature films as well as national commercials, promotional films, industrials, music videos and documentaries. He has worked in many states in the U.S. as well as Mexico, Canada, India, Italy, France, the Philippines and Jordan.His experience includes 35mm and 16mm projects, as well as 24P High Def, DigiBeta, BetaSP and DV. He has completed projects as a director, editor and screenwriter; with three screenplays produced. He has also taught courses in storytelling and visual communic

Table of Contents

Physical light and perception; Theory and practice of exposure control; Lighting and grip equipment; Basic scene lighting; Image control; Colour theory and practice; Electric theory and safety; Lighting for video, Ultimatte and special effects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240802497
Author:
Brown, Blain
Publisher:
Focal Press
Author:
Brown
Author:
Brown, Phyllis Ed. F. Ed. Phyllis Ed.
Author:
Brown, Phyllis Ed. F. Ed. Phyllis Ed.
Author:
Brown, Phyllis Ed. F. Ed. Phyllis Ed. F.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Television - Direction & Production
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Lighting
Subject:
Film - Cinematography
Subject:
Cinematography
Subject:
Video recording
Subject:
Video recording -- Lighting.
Subject:
Techniques - Lighting
Subject:
Film & Video - Cinematography
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
November 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
226
Dimensions:
9.84 x 6.89 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Production » General

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