Summary: ''High definition cinematography has revolutionized much of the theatrical film world, and perhaps television even more. This authoritative reference demystifies the technologies of high definition and 24P cinematography and provides directors of photography, producers, directors, and camera crews alike with a good grasp of the technology, as well as the procedural and financial implications behind choosing a format.'' ''This new edition of High Definition Cinematography has been com
pletely updated to keep up with the changing equipment and technology. It includes more information on how HD will affect preproduction and postproduction. There are reviews and information on ten key cameras from Arri, Dalsa, Panasonic, Panavision, Sony and Thomson, and an updated discussion on interlace and progressive scanning as well.''--BOOK JACKET.
Summary: ''High definition cinematography has revolutionized much of the theatrical film world, and perhaps television even more. This authoritative reference demystifies the technologies of high definition and 24P cinematography and provides directors of photography, producers, directors, and camera crews alike with a good grasp of the technology, as well as the procedural and financial implications behind choosing a format.'' ''This new edition of High Definition Cinematography has been completely updated to keep up with the changing equipment and technology. It includes more information on how HD will affect preproduction and postproduction. There are reviews and information on ten key cameras from Arri, Dalsa, Panasonic, Panavision, Sony and Thomson, and an updated discussion on interlace and progressive scanning as well.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Focal Press, Inc. Published: 05/14/2007 International: No
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Paul Wheeler is a member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC)
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Part one:High Definition a quick overview
1-What do we mean by High Definition (HD)?
Part two-Production Decisions
2-Which formats to shoot on? 3-Picture Quality 4-Display quality HD Shown on a television 5-Delivery requirements 6-Sales potential 7-Cost implications 8-Crewing 9-Different shooting requirements
Part three: The Technology; 10-Digital imaging
11-Scanning the Image 12-Line Standards and Definition 13-Three Chip Technology 14-Single chip Technology 15-The Video Tape Recorder (VTR)
Part Four-HD Cinematography
16-Lighting and exposing for HD 17-Setting the Colour balance 18-Lenses 19-Monitors and cabling 20-Playback 21-Shipping 22-Multi camera shoots 23-Hazardous conditions 24-Camera supports 25-How HD affects other crafts 26-Troubleshooting
Part five: Examples of shoots
27-Some pictures that made it to HD and why
Part six:Post Productionl
28-Post production an overview 29-The Sony HDW F500 Desktop VTR
Part seven: Cameras
30-Cameras in general 31-The Arriflex D-20 32-The Dalsa Origin 33-The Panavision Genesis 34-The Panavision HDW F900 and its system 35-The Sony HDW 750P and the 730 HD cameras 36-The Sony HDW F900R
37-The Thomson Viper HD camera 38-Menus in general 39-The Sony HDW F900 menus
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