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Motion Picture and Video Lighting

by Blain Brown

Motion Picture and Video Lighting, Second Edition, is your indispensable guide to film and video lighting. Written by the author of the industry ‘bible’ Cinematography, this book explores technical, aesthetic, and practical aspects of lighting for film and video. It will show you not only how to light, but why. Written by a professional in the field, this comprehensive book explores light and color theory; equipment; and techniques to make every scene look its best.

This new edition also includes the ultimate 'behind the scenes' DVD that takes you directly on a professional shoot and demonstrates technical procedures and equipment. In addition, 20 video clips include: lighting demonstrations, technical tests, fundamentals of lighting demos, and short scenes illustrating different styles of lighting. Now in full color, Motion Picture and Video Lighting is heavily illustrated with photos and diagrams throughout.


  • A Brief History of Lighting
  • Physical Light and Perception
  • Exposure
  • Color
  • Lighting Sources
  • The Elements of Lighting
  • The Lighting Process
  • Basic Scene Lighting
  • The Team
  • Electricity
  • Lamps and Sockets
  • Basic Gripology
  • Video Lighting
  • Image Contro
  • Technical Issues

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Motion Picture and Video Lighting
Publisher: Focal Press
Pages: 254
ISBN: 9780240807638


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