Practical Cinematography / Edition 1

Practical Cinematography / Edition 1

by Paul Wheeler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240515552

ISBN-13: 9780240515557

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Film-making is an art, but, like so many art forms, there are basic underlying tools and techniques and a body of theoretical knowledge that must be understood and mastered before artistic expression can flourish. This book is intended to be of assistance to all aspiring DoPs, whether you are just starting a career, or already have considerable experience in the other…  See more details below

Overview

Film-making is an art, but, like so many art forms, there are basic underlying tools and techniques and a body of theoretical knowledge that must be understood and mastered before artistic expression can flourish. This book is intended to be of assistance to all aspiring DoPs, whether you are just starting a career, or already have considerable experience in the other grades.Paul Wheeler has a wealth of practical expertise as a Cinematographer, combined with wide experience as a highly respected trainer. After 25 years with the BBC, latterly as a Senior Film Cameraman, he has had a flourishing career as a freelance Cinematographer which has brought him many awards. Between his busy film-shooting schedule, Paul has stood in twice as Head of Cinematography at the National Film and Television School and also spent some time as Head of Cinematography at the Royal College of Art.

About the Author:

Paul Wheeler is a renowned cinematographer/director of photography and trainer, he runs courses on Digital Cinematography at the National Film & Television School and has lectured on the RCA's MA course. He has been twice nominated by BAFTA for a Best Cinematography award. He has twice been the winner of the INDIE award for Best Digital Cinematography.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240515557
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.84(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.49(d)

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Table of Contents

1The director of photography - an overview3
2The DP's preparation7
3The camera crew24
4The motion picture camera37
5Lenses49
6Film stock62
7Basic sensitometry77
8The laboratory82
9Digital intermediates92
10Exposure meters101
11Lighting ratios107
12Three-point image control111
13Using the 18 per cent grey card115
14Colour temperature120
15Camera filters128
16Depth of field135
17Testing146
18Composition and the rule of thirds159
19Lenses and perspective166
20Aspect ratios177
21Aspect ratios when shooting for television189
22High definition - HD198

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