Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematographic by Jay Holben

By Jay Holben

Filmmaker Jay Holben has been struggling with within the creation 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 expertise and lenses to counsel and strategies for greater lights. no matter if you’re making self sufficient movies, ads, tune video clips, documentaries, tv indicates, occasion movies, or industrials, this complete colour assortment offers the instruments you must take your paintings to the subsequent point and achieve the area of electronic movement imaging.

Featured subject matters include:

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

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

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

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

Additional guidance and methods hide bettering audio, celestial images, determining if movie university is true for you, and lots more and plenty more.

For over a decade Jay Holben has labored as a director of images in la on positive factors, ads, tv exhibits, and song 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 lights columnist for TV Technology. the writer of A Shot at midnight: an artistic DIY advisor to electronic Video lighting fixtures on (Almost) No Budget, Holben is additionally on college for the worldwide Cinematography Institute. he's now an self sufficient manufacturer and director.

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