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Shooting movies without shooting yourself in the foot : becoming a cinematographer

Author: Jack Anderson
Publisher: Waltham, MA : Focal Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for all those film enthusiasts who can't get on a professional set or can't undertake studies at an expensive film school, this book approaches the subject of cinematography from a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Anderson
ISBN: 9780240814933 0240814932
OCLC Number: 707608480
Description: xvi, 349 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is a director of photography? --
Realities : preproduction. What's first? ; We're still reading the script ; A few more things to think about ; The shot list ; The crew ; The location ; Selecting a camera ; Selecting lenses ; Selecting film stock ; Selecting a tripod and head ; What everyone else is doing to prepare ; The night before --
Realities : production. On time and ready to shoot ; First day/first shot ; Shooting masters ; Close-ups and coverage ; Operating the camera ; Still more composition, or follow the money ; The horror of the 180-degree line ; The good, the bad, and the ugly (but not necessarily in that order) ; Learning the hardware ; Why we light ; Exposure ; Exercise : shooting your project on film --
Realities : postproduction. Postproduction : timing and transferring ; Postproduction : putting together a reel --
Technicalities. Cameras : black boxes ; Lenses ; The Zen of focusing ; The magic of filters ; Film ; Color temperature ; Using and handling film cameras and lenses ; Using a tripod and head ; The dolly grip ; Laboratory and postproduction processes.
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"I think this is wonderful book for all of us" jack of all trades" filmmakers out there..In hindsight I am sure my foot wishes I had read this book before I shoot my first feature." -Dusan Read more...

 
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