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Now fully updated by Des Lyver to reflect the latest advances, the second edition of Basics of Video Lighting is a primer for anyone wishing to learn about lighting a video production. It describes the principles and processes involved in obtaining professional results in educational, training and corporate environments.

Assuming little prior knowledge, this book covers everything from the different types of lights and their control, to basic studio and location settings. It features:

Basics of Video Lighting aims to provide the reader with a rapid understanding of what is actually a complex process, without getting too bogged down in technical terms. It is equipment non-specific and references to technical matters are only included where necessary to understanding, for example a short explanation of the simple electricity that is needed to understand the relationship between the camera and the lights.

Readership: Students on video production courses: A Level, HND HNC, BA and professional training courses eg. BBC Wood Norton. Amateur video makers.


AuthorDes Lyver, Graham Swainson
Hard/Soft CoverPaperback
Dimensions8-7/16 x 5-1/2" (216 x 140mm)
ISBN Number0240515595
PublisherFocal Press
Date PublishedJune 1999
Focal Press Book: Basics of Video Lighting - 2nd Edition by Des Lyver
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