Lighting for Digital Video & Television

Lighting for Digital Video & Television

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the fundamentals of digital video and television lighting, covering such topics as equipment, setups, color correction, lighting instruments, and studio lighting.

Taylor
& Francis Publishing

Digital video students and enthusiasts must learn lighting fundamentals and techniques to enhance the visual quality of their work. Moreover, since lighting specifications for digital video differ significantly from those for analog video or film, professional videographers and cinematographers must learn how to adapt their lighting skills for this new digital medium to ensure that the final product meets broadcast standards.

This complete course in digital video and television lighting begins with how the human eye and the camera process light and color, progresses through the basics of equipment and setups, and culminates with practical lessons on how to solve common problems. It features clear illustrations and real-world examples that demonstrate proper equipment use, safety issues, and staging techniques. Detailed diagrams, figures, and photos illustrate techniques that enable novices to complete basic lighting setups. This new edition also features a 16-page color insert and new chapters on interview setups and lighting for low budgets.

Book News
This guide begins by examining how the human eye and cameral process light and color, progresses through the basics of equipment and setups, and culminates with lessons on how to solve common problems. Illustrations and real-world examples demonstrate proper equipment use, safety issues, and staging techniques. This edition is updated and expanded to include a chapter of interview setups, a color section that illustrates color perception issues, and a chapter on lighting low-budget locations. Techniques covered include: shooting in available light, color correction in mixed lighting situations, film-style lighting techniques that create realistic looks, lighting sets with fixed practical light sources, and specialized setups for blue screen, night shots, and product photography. This guide is for novice to advanced users. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Elsevier
Digital video students and enthusiasts must learn lighting fundamentals and techniques to enhance the visual quality of their work. Moreover, since lighting specifications for digital video differ significantly from those for analog video or film, professional videographers and cinematographers must learn how to adapt their lighting skills for this new digital medium to ensure that the final product meets broadcast standards.

This complete course in digital video and television lighting begins with how the human eye and the camera process light and color, progresses through the basics of equipment and setups, and culminates with practical lessons on how to solve common problems. It features clear illustrations and real-world examples that demonstrate proper equipment use, safety issues, and staging techniques. Detailed diagrams, figures, and photos illustrate techniques that enable novices to complete basic lighting setups. This new edition also features a 16-page color insert and new chapters on interview setups and lighting for low budgets.

Get a complete course in video and television lighting from a seasoned pro. Detailed illustrations and real-world examples demonstrate proper equipment use, safety issues, troubleshooting, and staging techniques. This new edition features an 8-page 4-color insert and new chapters on interview setups, as well as low-budget lighting set-ups.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : CMP Books ; Berkeley, Calif. : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. by Publishers Group West, c2004
Edition: 2nd edition
Description: xi, 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781578202515
1578202515
Branch Call Number: 778.592 Jac

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