Image Control: Motion Picture and Video Camera Filters and Lab Techniques, Second Edition

Image Control: Motion Picture and Video Camera Filters and Lab Techniques, Second Edition

  • ISBN-13: 9780935578294
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Image Control explains the devices and means that can be used to create a memorable and expressive image on a television and motion-picture screen. The key to creativity is mastery of the medium, so it is vital to understand the impact that filters and lab procedures can have on film and digital images. In the pages of this book you will learn closely guarded secrets that professionals have developed though hard work and years of experience. Image Control shows, practically and succintly, how to manipulate the image in front of the camera, inside the camera and in the lab. You will discover: Hard-to-find information on filters and their effects; their advantages and disadvantages; and the effects of exposure adjustments Explanations of the different film lab processes that affect the image and how they can be used for subliminal scene support Step-by-step instructions on how to set up, shoot and evaluate lab tests and lenses Measures to control the color response of color negatives Insights into postproduction work, such as opticals, dupes, film-to-tape transfers and digital intermediates How to use camera filters to enhance your video images Directors of photography discuss how they manipulated images for award winning films Written in a conversational, easy-to-follow style, Image Control provides you with knowledge gained from the experience of its author and his respected colleagues. The book provides unique, invaluable information on filters, lenses, color interaction, labs, and testing and evaluation procedures, many of which were used on Academy Award-winning films. Real-life examples illustrate how a range of techniques and styles can be used to control the image onscreen.

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