What ends up on the film cutting room floor, and why? This work shows you how to achieve professional results. It describes the breaking down rushes and making a simple join, identifying shots, first assembly, avoiding errors, preparing special effects, instructing the labs, compiling sound tracks and other stages in producing the final film.
Charge-coupled Devices (CCDs) have revolutionized astronomy. This volume brings together contributions from 12 leading amateurs from around the world. The contributors describe their techniques and solutions, and offer tips and advice for anyone who is choosing or using a CCD camera.
A guide for those who want to learn more about Sony DVCAM, to determine what equipment to use, how various models compare, and how to use each of them. It provides an overview of the DVCAM format and its equipment, covering camcorders, cameras, tape, VTRs, editors, and accessories.
A manual for modern film development techniques. It concentrates on films, their characteristics, and the developers, each requires for maximum control of the resulting image. It addresses the difficult subject of T-grain film development.
Studio directors need to know the basics of studio directing, whether they go on to direct news, drama, children's programmes or light entertainment. This book gives you the practical and technical guidance you need to deliver a trouble free programme. It contains topics such as: networks; cameras and pictures; pre-production; and more.
Kingslake (lens design E. Kodak, retired, and optics, U. of Rochester emeritus) is a rarity-an expert among experts in lens history, theory and application. He briefly treats design, general history, recent refinements, before settling into a detailed description of the development of various lens
Giving an overview of the production process, this book shows how, within the often severe limitations of time and money, it is possible to originate interesting and competitive television programmes. It also describes the essentials of good camerawork and relates them to considerations of audio, staging, lighting, make-up and wardrobe techniques.