Basic Betacam DVCPRO Camerawork / Edition 2

Basic Betacam DVCPRO Camerawork / Edition 2

by Peter Ward, Peter Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240515188

ISBN-13: 9780240515182

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Basic Betacam and DVCPro Camerawork explains the operational controls of the latest popular camera formats, illustrating their significance to routine news gathering and basic location recording.

This new edition takes into account the very latest developments in camera technology, including more on:

· Digital cameras
· Computer

Overview

Basic Betacam and DVCPro Camerawork explains the operational controls of the latest popular camera formats, illustrating their significance to routine news gathering and basic location recording.

This new edition takes into account the very latest developments in camera technology, including more on:

· Digital cameras
· Computer menus and smart cards
· Switchable aspect ratio cameras
· Digital Betacam and BetacamSX
· DVCPro and DVCAM formats
· Digital-S and disc-recording camcorders
· DV formats
· Video journalism
· Satellite News Gathering
· Future developments


Written as a practical guide, the step-by-step instructions take you through everything you need to know from adjusting the camera prior to recording, to information on typical operational controls and the basic production technique required for broadcasting.

The book is a combination of technical explanation and practical advice aimed at the less experienced broadcast camera operator or film cameraman converting to video. It is also an ideal text for students on media and television production courses.

Peter Ward is a camerawork trainer working with International Training and Television Consultancy, writer and freelance cameraman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240515182
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Media Manuals Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Television Theory
• Formats
• Camera Controls
• Invisible Technique
• Video Journalism
• Road Craft
• Editing
• Lighting
• Sound
• Further reading
• Glossary

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