Placing Shadows (häftad)
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LeTourneau, Tom
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Placing Shadows (häftad)

Placing Shadows

Lighting Techniques for Video Production

Häftad Engelska, 2000-06-01
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A mix of theory and practical applications, Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production 2E covers the physical properties of light and the selection of proper instruments and their placement for the best possible effect. For the advanced amateur and those pros looking to enhance the look of their productions, this book covers the fundamentals, as well as providing a solid reference for tips on better performance and how prepare for and avoid costly and time-consuming problems.

The new edition includes an expanded section on location lighting, including the latest equipment and techniques to make location work easier, less expensive and using considerably less power. A section on studio lighting completes the work, including Hollywood-style lighting fixtures and techniques that will give interior work a balanced, professional appearance. The book includes all the latest lighting units available today.

Covers the fundamental properties of light as well as practical advice and many tips and tricks
Updated and revised to include the latest in location and studio techniques and equipment
Shows how to select the best equipment for a particular situation
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"A superb reference on lighting, Placing Shadows discusses virtually everything you need to know about lighting for video...A thorough lighting glossary, including examples, illustrations and a tips section completes this book. Anyone who uses video lights should take a look at Placing Shadows." - Charles Fulton, Videomaker

"Placing Shadows is a basic book with enough depth and good tips on location lighting to warrant adding it to a professional's library. It covers the principles of lighting and the equipment in practical and theoretical terms." - Robert Goodman, Videography

"Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Prodution will help you master the art of lighting and shadow placing. Gloman and LeTourneau do an outstanding job of explaining the physics of light and how to manipulate it to achieve the desired effect of the photgrapher. Don't struggle with poor lighting on your next video shoot. [This] could be just the guide you are looking for." - Steve Bosinoff, Videomaker

"...highly pragmatic volume, which provides indispensable advice for the budding cinematographer by mixing the theoretical and the practical." - Ray Zone, American Cinematographer

"An excellent glossary of terms and tips and an appendix of resources for the lighting professional roudn out this highly useful volume." - Ray Zone, American Cinematographer

"Now in a completely updated and expanded second edition, Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques For Video Production continues to be the best one-volume "how to" guide and reference on the practical fundamentals of studio and on-site location video production lighting techniques. Producer, director, videographer, Chuck Gloman collaborates with independent lighting designer Tom Letourneau to provide a superlative guide that covers every aspect of video lighting from meters and scopes to lamps and reflectors. Placing Shadows is "must" reading for all aspiring video producers and videographers." - Midwest Book Review

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An independent producer, videographer/director of videography, and editor with experience in all areas of video, from corporate training to television commercials. His articles appear regularly in Videography, Television Broadcast, TV Technology, Mix, and Government Video. He is a member of the Television/Film faculty at DeSales University in Pennsylvania.


The Physics of Light; Meters, Monitors, and Scopes; Lamps, Reflectors, and Lighting Instruments; Video Contrast Ratios; Instrument Functions; Terms and Tips; Basic Lighting Setups; Avoiding Problems; Locating Lighting; Studio Lighting; Future Directions; Resources for the Lighting Professional