Video camera techniques / Gerald Millerson.

Author
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Oxford, [England] ; Burlington, Massachusetts : Focal Press 2006
Physical description
1 online resource (179 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-08-052053-7
  • 1-136-04994-0
  • 1-136-04993-2
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Previous ed.: 1983
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; VIDEO CAMERAS; Consumer camera systems; Professional camera systems; MEET YOUR CAMERA; You can always check; Successful picture making; CAMERA SYSTEMS; One-piece units; Modular systems; CREATING THE PICTURE; The CCD image sensor; THE CAMERA LENS; The zoom lens; The focus control; Adjusting the lens aperture; THE VIEWFINDER; Types of viewfinder; Viewfinder adjustments; SMALL-FORMAT CAMERAS; The video light; The camera microphone; The need for indicators; PORTABLE/LIGHTWEIGHT CAMERAS; Formats
  • Power flexibilityWorking set-up; STUDIO CAMERAS; The camera chain; Facilities; HAND HOLDING THE CAMERA; Moving around; SUPPORTING THE CAMERA; Simple camera supports; Body supports; Stabilizers; THE MOUNTING HEAD; Balance; Drag; Types of head; THE CAMERA TRIPOD; Design details; Altering camera height; Beware!; The tripod dolly/rolling tripod; THE PEDESTAL; Types of pedestal; Counterbalancing; Operating the pedestal; JIBS AND CRANES; The jib arm; Studio cranes; ADJUSTING THE LENS APERTURE; Adjusting the iris; The effect of adjustment; CONTROLLING EXPOSURE; Light levels; Basic solutions
  • Tonal contrastSelective exposure; FOCUSING - THE PRINCIPLES; What affects the depth of field?; Does this effect really matter?; Following focus; FOCUSING - THE PROBLEMS; Selective focusing; Shifting focus; DEPTH OF FIELD IN PRACTICE; Adjusting light intensity; Practical operation; FOCAL LENGTH AND LENS ANGLE; Altering the focal length; Lens angle; VARYING THE LENS ANGLE; Moving the camera; A range of angles available; LENS ANGLE AND PERSPECTIVE; Forms of distortion; Deliberate distortion; WHY CHANGE THE LENS ANGLE?; How changing the lens angle can help; LENS ANGLE PROBLEMS; The normal lens
  • The narrow-angle lensThe wide-angle lens; THE ZOOM LENS; Lens limitations; Zoom lens design; The shot box; ZOOM LENS PROBLEMS; Take care!; Pre-focusing the zoom lens; AUTOMATIC CONTROLS; Types of auto-control; Motorized zoom; Auto-focus; Problem subjects; Auto-exposure control (auto-iris); CLASSIFYING SHOTS; Defining the shot; General classifications; BASIC SHOTS OF PEOPLE; General terms; Terminology; UNKIND SHOTS; Lens angle; Camera height; LONG SHOTS; Shot preferences; Camera operation; Lens flare; MEDIUM SHOTS; Camera operation; Audience interest; CLOSE SHOTS; Regular problems
  • Depth of fieldSubject movement; Confining the subject; CALCULATING SHOTS; Measuring the shot; How to use the graph; THE PICTURE FRAME; The two-dimensional world; Tight and loose framing; Headroom; Receiver masking; FRAMING THE SHOT; Avoid routine centering; Offset framing; The rule of thirds; Framing people; REFRAMING; Reframe during movement; People enter the frame; People leave the frame; Maintaining good framing; THE BASICS OF COMPOSITION; Line; Tone; Balance; Unity; PRACTICAL COMPOSITION; Adjusting composition; COMPOSING IN DEPTH; Enhancing depth; Aim at natural effects
  • CONCENTRATING ATTENTION
Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 1-138-13092-3
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Video Camera Techniques is an ideal starter guide for anyone owning a camcorder, newcomers to the field of broadcast or corporate video-making, or students who all wish to make videos to professional standards.Written in Gerald Millserson's easy to understand style, this step by step guide will help you to master the operation of your camera and quickly develop your own style and imaginative skills.This new edition now covers the latest types of video camera and gives guidance on camera handling and picture making form basics to advanced techniques.Gerald Millerson's books on video and televis

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