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By Jay Holben

ISBN-10: 1138813478

ISBN-13: 9781138813472

ISBN-10: 1138813486

ISBN-13: 9781138813489

Filmmaker Jay Holben has been fighting within the construction trenches for many of his lifestyles. For the prior 17 years, he’s chronicled his adventures within the pages of American Cinematographer, Digital Video, Videography, and TV Technology. Now, in Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematic Trenches, he’s compiled approximately a hundred of his most sensible articles on every thing from digital camera know-how and lenses to tips and strategies for greater lights. even if you’re making self sufficient motion pictures, advertisements, song video clips, documentaries, tv exhibits, occasion video clips, or industrials, this complete colour assortment offers the instruments you must take your paintings to the following point and achieve the area of electronic movement imaging.

Featured issues include:

*Tech, together with the basics of ways electronic pictures are shaped and the way they developed to check the glance of a movie, in addition to picture compression and control

*Optics, supplying a radical exam of lenses and lens interchangeability, intensity of box, filters, flare, caliber, MTF, and more

*Cameras, teaching you in utilizing publicity instruments, ISO, white stability, infrared, and stabilizers

*Lighting, that includes suggestion on utilizing lights resources and furniture and the way to take on universal lighting fixtures difficulties

Additional assistance and methods hide enhancing audio, celestial images, identifying if movie university is correct for you, and masses more.

For over a decade Jay Holben has labored as a director of images in la on beneficial properties, advertisements, tv exhibits, and track movies. he's a former technical editor and common contributing author for American Cinematographer, the present technical editor and columnist for Digital Video, and the lighting fixtures columnist for TV Technology. the writer of A Shot at nighttime: an inventive DIY advisor to electronic Video lights on (Almost) No Budget, Holben is additionally on college for the worldwide Cinematography Institute. he's now an self reliant manufacturer and director.

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