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Basic Lighting Worktext for Film and Video - Richard K. Ferncase

Basic Lighting Worktext for Film and Video

Paperback Published: 7th June 1992
ISBN: 9780240800851
Number Of Pages: 126

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Basic Lighting Worktext for Film and Video guides the film and video student through a series of readings, exercises and projects designed to provide the fundamentals of light science. In addition to up-to-date descriptions of equipment and tips on how to use it properly, the book provides numerous set-ups that illustrate the techniques and thoughts behind proper studio and location lighting.
From this book, you will learn:
* The fundamentals of light and electricity in film
* The fine distinction of lighting for video versus lighting for film
* How to identify and filter sources such as daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, arc, HNI and industrial discharge lamps
* The use of lensed and open-faced lighting fixtures
* How to modify with barndoors, scrims, snoots, nets, cookies, and other accessories
* Variations on the basic three-point lighting setup
* The duties of each member of a lighting unit
* How to light night exteriors, day interiors, and campfires
* High-key, low-key, and modulated value lighting
* How to scout locations, plan lighting, plots, and pre-rig sets

The visible spectrum
Film and exposure
Using electricity
Video, the electronic media
Controlling colour temperature
Controlling light quality
Measuring light intensity
Manipulating light
Lighting concepts in practice
Lighting in the studio
Lighting on location
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ISBN: 9780240800851
ISBN-10: 0240800850
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 126
Published: 7th June 1992
Publisher: FOCAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.86 x 21.59  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1