Comprehensive. Detailed. Practical. Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Fourth Edition, is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting, including the lamp operator, rigging crew, gaffer, best boy, or director of photography. This handbook offers a wealth of practical technical information, useful techniques, as well as aesthetic discussions. The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including LEDs, xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. Since its first edition, this handy on-set reference continues to be widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs as well as top university film production programs. New to the fourth edition:* Detailed information on LED technology and gear* Harmonized with union safety and training procedures* All the latest and greatest DMX gadgets, including remote control systems* Many new and useful lights and how to use them and troubleshoot them.* New additions to the arsenal of electrical distribution equipment that make our sets safer and easier to power.* More rigging tricks and techniques.* the same friendly, easy to read style that has made this book so popular.
Published by: Focal Press | Publication date: 05/02/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 616 pages
The Stage Lighting Handbook is well established as the classic practical lighting guide. The book explains the process of designing lighting for all forms of stage production and describes the equipment used. This new edition includes up-to-date information on new equipment and discusses its impact on working methods.
Published by: Routledge | Publication date: 10/18/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Comprehensive. Detailed. Practical. Set Lighting Technician's Handbook, Third Edition is a friendly, hands-on manual covering the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to anyone doing motion picture lighting. This handbook offers a wealth of practical technical information, useful techniques, as well as aesthetic discussions. The Set Lighting Technician's Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety. It describes tricks and techniques for operating a vast array of lighting equipment including xenons, camera synchronous strobes, black lights, underwater units, lighting effects units, and many others. Since its first edition, this handy on-set reference continues to be widely adopted as a training and reference manual by union training programs as well as top university film production programs. New in the third edition is an expanded resource section, new illustrations and tables, and coverage of new lighting products and techniques for how to use them.
Published by: Focal Press | Publication date: 01/25/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 592 pages
This guide helps lighting designers with the creative and operational challenges they face in their rapidly evolving industry. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, the author brings the designer from basic principles to preproduction preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure a successful production are covered as well as troubleshooting, much needed information on work relationships, and technology including LED lighting, console networking, digital lighting, and more. Chapters are peppered with advice and war stories from some of the most prominent lighting designers of today.
Published by: Focal Press | Publication date: 08/12/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 248 pages
Now in full color, this guide helps the lighting designer with all of the many creative and operational challenges you face. Providing respected and clear coverage of the process of programming automated lighting fixtures, Brad Schiller brings you from basic principles to pre-production preparations. Concepts, procedures, and guidelines to ensure a successful production are covered as well as troubleshooting, much needed information on work relationships, and of course all of the fun technology including LED lighting, console networking, digital lighting, and more. The final chapter brings the creative thinking of some of the heaviest hitting lighting designers of today, featuring Butch Allen, Jason Badger, Mike Baldassari, Richard Belliveau, Allen Branton, John Broderick, Dall Brown, Mark Butts, David Chance, Christian Choi, Vickie Claiborne, David Davidian, Patrick Dierson, C. Andrew Dunning, Mike Falconer, John Featherstone, Cory Fitzgerald, Laura Frank, Demfis Fyssicopulos, Craig Gaff, Steve Garner, Jon Griffin, Tim Grivas, Rob Halliday, Bryan Hartley, Bud Horowitz, Steve Irwin, Seth Jackson, Mark "Junior" Jacobson, Shannon January, David "Gurn" Kaniski, Mats Karlson, Eric Kennedy, Tom Kenny, Hillary Knox, Marcus Kromer, Jim Lenahan, Steve Lieberman, Esteban Lima, Heath Marrinan, Michael Nevitt, Adrian Ngieng, Paul Normandale, Jim Ohrberg, Steve Owens, Mitch Peebles, Paul Pelletier, John Rayment, Benoit Richard, Scott Riley, Larry "Uncle Fester" Robbins, Timothy F. Rogers, Susan Rose, Arnold Serame, Marsha Stern, Henry M. Sume, Howard Ungerleider, Lawrence Upton, Jon "Hillbilly" Weir, and Ross Williams.
Published by: Focal Press | Publication date: 03/20/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 223 pages
Exposure Mastery: The Complete Guide To Shutter Speed, Aparature And ISO - Learn How To Become A Professional Photographer!
Exposure Mastery (FREE BONUS INCLUDED)The Complete Guide To Shutter Speed, Aparature And ISO - Learn How To Become A Professional Photographer!Do you love photography? Are you interested in becoming a professional photographer? Do you want to pursue photography as a career? Are you looking for a Guide to teach you everything that you need to know? Then your wait is over! If you are struggling with your camera but love to learn the art of photography then don’t hesitate and go for this book. If you wish to learn how to use all the features on your camera in order to become an outstanding photographer then read this book and master it all!This is the book that you’ve been looking for. This book teaches you everything that you need to know in order to become a professional photographer. It gives you a detailed understanding of shutter speed, aperture and ISO from scratch. It starts from the basics and tells you how to learn and use these functions on your camera. It teaches you to efficiently use all the features present in your camera by understanding them thoroughly. By reading this book, you can easily master the art of photography. This book not only helps you understand and master Exposure, but also helps its readers by giving them tips on how to become a professional photographer. It describes the various steps that can be followed in order to achieve the goal of professional photography.Here is a preview of what you'll learn:
- Chapter 1 – Introduction to Shutter Speed
- Chapter 2 – Introduction to Aperture
- Chapter 3 – Introduction to ISO
- Chapter 4 – Understanding Exposure
- Chapter 5 – Tips for Becoming a Professional Photographer
Publication date: 02/16/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 42 pages
Fully revised to include calculations needed for the latest technologies, this essential tool for electrical engineers and technicians provides the step-by-step procedures required to solve a wide array of electric power problems. The new edition of the Handbook of Electric Power Calculations is updated to address significant new calculation problems and the technological developments that have occurred since publication of the Third Edition of the book in 2000. This fully revised resource provides electric power engineers and technicians with a complete problem-solving package that makes it easy to find and use the right calculation. The book covers the entire spectrum of electrical engineering, including: batteries; cogeneration; electric energy economics; generation; instrumentation; lighting design; motors and generators; networks; transmission. Each section contains a clear statement of the problem, the step-by-step calculation procedure, graphs and illustrations to clarify the problem, and SI and USCS equivalents.
- Brand-new chapter on three-phase reactive power in alternating-current (AC) transmission systems
- NEW—now includes relevant industry standards (NEMA, IEEE, etc.) listed at the end of each section
- Provides practical, ready-to-use calculations with a minimum of emphasis on theory
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education | Publication date: 06/01/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 752 pages
The Nikon D3300 is a powerful new camera intended for amateurs who want to jump into photography with the control and capabilities of a DSLR. This camera is considered an entry-level DSLR and replaces the Nikon D3200. While the camera manual explains what the camera can do, it doesn’t show exactly how to use the camera to create great images! That’s where Nikon D3300: From Snapshots to Great Shots comes in. Starting with the top ten things users need to know about the camera, author Rob Sylvan carefully guides readers through the operating features. Readers get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips, and end of chapter assignments. From Snapshots to Great Shots is a beautiful how-to photography series that provides the perfect blend of instruction, inspiration, and reference for specific camera models and photography concepts. Featuring a clear, elegant design; outstanding images that educate and inspire; and a friendly, accessible voice, this series helps photographers get great shots every time they pick up their camera.
Published by: Peachpit Press | Publication date: 05/05/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 280 pages
Intended for energy managers, electrical engineers, building managers, lighting designers, consultants, and other electrical professionals, this book provides a practical description of major lighting controls types and how to apply them. It's a comprehensive step-by-step educational tour of lighting automation technology and its practical design and application, with useful discussion about the purpose and benefits of lighting controls, emphasizing the achieving of relevant energy savings, as well as support of occupant visual needs and preferences. You'll find detailed information on fluorescent switching and dimming systems in commercial buildings, covering technology, design, application, strategies, typical savings, commercial energy code compliance, research, commissioning and troubleshooting. The book will guide you in taking advantage of the many benefits of today's sophisticated controls, including expanded energy saving opportunities, and increased flexibility, reliability and interoperability.
Published by: The Fairmont Press | Publication date: 04/20/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 239 pages
On-location photographers are faced with ever-changing lighting conditions due to the time of day, the weather, or the surroundings, and this book explores how to evaluate, use, and shape the available light to get the best results in any situation. The book begins by showing photographers how to assess available light and exposure, providing information on the quality and characteristics of light and the necessary tools and techniques for measuring them. The guide then focuses on portable lighting solutions that a single photographer can use—with minimal or no assistance—to customize the given light, from on-camera flashes and monolights with battery packs to umbrellas, soft boxes, and LED video lights. Numerous examples of difficult lighting situations are offered, as well as the progression of different light sources used—both correctly and incorrectly—to capture the final photograph.
Published by: Amherst Media, Inc. | Publication date: 08/01/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 160 pages