Behind the Lens

Author: Jay Holben

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317604849

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 440

View: 9350

Filmmaker Jay Holben has been battling in the production trenches for most of his life. For the past 17 years, he’s chronicled his adventures in the pages of American Cinematographer, Digital Video, Videography, and TV Technology. Now, in Behind the Lens: Dispatches from the Cinematic Trenches, he’s compiled nearly 100 of his best articles on everything from camera technology and lenses to tips and techniques for better lighting. Whether you’re making independent films, commercials, music videos, documentaries, television shows, event videos, or industrials, this full color collection provides the tools you need to take your work to the next level and succeed in the world of digital motion imaging. Featured topics include: *Tech, including the fundamentals of how digital images are formed and how they evolved to match the look of a film, as well as image compression and control *Optics, providing a thorough examination of lenses and lens interchangeability, depth of field, filters, flare, quality, MTF, and more *Cameras, instructing you in using exposure tools, ISO, white balance, infrared, and stabilizers *Lighting, featuring advice on using lighting sources and fixtures and how to tackle common lighting problems Additional tips and tricks cover improving audio, celestial photography, deciding if film school is right for you, and much more. For over a decade Jay Holben has worked as a director of photography in Los Angeles on features, commercials, television shows, and music videos. He is a former technical editor and frequent contributing writer for American Cinematographer, the current technical editor and columnist for Digital Video, and the lighting columnist for TV Technology. The author of A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget, Holben is also on faculty for the Global Cinematography Institute. He is now an independent producer and director.

Secrets Behind the Lens

Author: Alexandra MYLONAS

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780464046455


Page: N.A

View: 8920

This Book Will Change Your Life! Every model needs advice at some point in their career. Whether you are a newcomer into the modeling world or an established model. This book breaksdown Alexandra Mylonas Life story and the tough joureny she has endured while on her journey. When you are ready to embark on your journey towards modeling, you should make sure that you have read enough about modeling and that you know what to expect "The Secrets Behind the Lens" can preapre you for what's to come!

Behind the Lens

Author: David Suchet

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472130278

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 3219

Daily Mail Showbiz Memoir of the Year 'A beautiful book' Chris Evans 'Terrifically entertaining' Mail on Sunday 'An arresting photographic voyage through the life and loves of this enigmatic English star' S magazine 'Though not a conventional autobiography, we learn what makes the national treasure tick' Daily Express In the early days of my career, I didn't think I stood a hope in hell. Look at me: I'm short, stocky, slightly overweight, deep of voice, passionate, dark haired, olive skinned, hardly your typical Englishman. What chance did I have, going into the world of British theatre? David Suchet has been a stalwart of British stage and screen for fifty years. From Shakespeare to Oscar Wilde, Freud to Poirot, Edward Teller to Doctor Who, Harold Pinter to Terence Rattigan, Questions of Faith to Decline and Fall, right up to 2019's The Price, David has done it all. Throughout this spectacular career, David has never been without a camera, enabling him to vividly document his life in photographs. Seamlessly combining photo and memoir, Behind the Lens is the story of David's remarkable life, showcasing his wonderfully evocative photographs and accompanied by his insightful and engaging commentary. In Behind the Lens, David discusses his London upbringing and love of the city, his Jewish roots and how they have influenced his career, the importance of his faith, how he really feels about fame, his love of photography and music, and his processes as an actor. He looks back on his fifty-year career, including reflections on how the industry has changed, his personal highs and lows, and how he wants to be remembered. And, of course, life after Poirot and why he's still grieving for the eccentric Belgian detective. An autobiography with a difference, this is David Suchet as you've never seen him before - from behind the lens. 'The book offers more insight into the mind and philosophy of this remarkable man than a more conventional biographical approach could have achieved' Country Life

The Woman Behind the Lens

Author: Bettina Berch

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813920092

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 171

View: 3636

Beautifully illustrated with 40 examples of her work, this first full-length biography explores Frances Benjamin Johnston's talent as a photographer, as well as her high-stepping, controversial character. 40 halftones.

Art Beyond the Lens

Author: Sarah Gardner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240824091

Category: Photography

Page: 173

View: 1541

Vintage-looking, dream-like textures can open up a whole new world in your photography. However, there is much, much more to working with textures than simply merging them with an image via Photoshop. In this gorgeous new guide from texture guru Sarah Gardner, you'll learn everything there is to know about how to maximize the potential of these exciting tools. In addition to hundreds of beautiful example images, this book is also packed with practical advice on what makes a good texture, and how and when to use them. How an image is initially captured and processed has a significant impact on the effect a texture will have, so you'll also learn what to consider when composing and shooting (rather than simply relying on post-processing) and how to use lighting and background considerations effectively for later work with textures. Workshop notes and a supplemental website will help you put Sarah's techniques into practice immediately. Beautiful enough to sit on your coffee table yet practical enough to store near your computer, this book will show you everything you need to know to get that coveted vintage-feel in your images, whether you're a casual family snapper or a seasoned professional. The perfect resource for turning family snapshots into vintage-looking works of art Packed with techniques and tips that will give professional portraiture and wedding fine art photographers an extra edge in their portfolio Supplemental website provides free textures to get you started!


Author: Rich Underwood

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240808487

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 395

View: 6822

Roll! Shells fly overhead as night-scopes capture deadly fire fights with an eerie green hue, a category 5 hurricane devastates the Big Easy, hidden cameras enter a Cambodian village of brothels and a veteran journalist interviews himself throughout his own brain surgery. Part non-fiction drama, part trade publication, part text book, all woven together giving the reader a look through the viewfinders of the very best television photojournalists. As 19 experts weigh in with their candid, personal stories and photographic tips, it's as if you're over their shoulders, following their intuitions and hearing their thoughts as they shoot. The trade term for what they do is called ENG (Electronic News Gathering) and whether they're called Cameramen, Backpack Journalists, Television Photographers or any other moniker de jour, they're all paid to bring the world's events into living rooms around the world. These are the men and women who capture the bleeding edge of history – as it happens. Written in a smooth, unique interview style, this book is a necessary read for photojournalists, videographers and tv photojournalists. *Interviews with successful, professional TV photojournalists will inspire you *Lively tone conveys rich, practical know-how and peer advice from-the-trenches *Explains video shooting techniques within the context of the broadcast news profession *Loaded with hundreds of interesting photographs

Street Photography

Author: Valérie Jardin

Publisher: Focal Press

ISBN: 9781138238930

Category: Street photography

Page: 226

View: 2766

Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- PART I: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF STREET PHOTOGRAPHY -- 1 What Is Street Photography? -- 2 Getting Started -- What Drives Street Photographers? -- If This Is New for You, Then Reset Your Expectations -- Is It Legal, and Do I Need Permission? -- Is It Ethical? -- What Gear Should I Use? -- What Should I Bring on a Photo Walk? -- The Fear of Photographing Strangers -- Should You Pick a Theme or Go Out Empty? -- The Power of Limitations -- Share Your Work -- 3 Different Ways to Approach Street Photography -- React to a Situation -- Be Part of the Scene -- Find a Stage -- Incorporate the Human Element Into the Urban Landscape -- The Eye Contact -- Street Portraits -- Abstract -- 4 Elements That Make a Strong Street Photograph -- Strong Subjects -- Expression and Gesture -- Appearance -- The Importance of Capturing the Correct Stepping Motion -- Composition -- Point of View and Perspective -- Rule of Thirds -- Creating Tension -- Triangles -- Leading Lines -- Adding a Sense of Place in the Background -- Juxtapositions -- Interconnections -- Depth -- Layers -- Negative Space -- Light -- Extraordinary Light -- Shadows -- Silhouettes -- Reflections -- Mystery of the Night -- Techniques -- Motion -- Looking in/Out -- Humor and Respect -- Color or Black and White -- Photographing a Mini Series of Images -- A Few Words on Photographing Children -- PART II: PHOTO WALKS -- Stories in a Single Frame -- Paris -- Normandy -- Brussels and Bruges -- Rome -- New York City -- Seattle -- Vancouver -- Chicago -- San Francisco -- Austin -- Minneapolis and Surroundings -- Stories in Series -- La Pétanque -- Beautiful Smiles of Strangers -- A Dreamy 19th Century Christmas

Beyond the Lens

Author: Betty Salisbury Parham,Pepper Parham Lowery

Publisher: America Star Books

ISBN: 1680900919

Category: Fiction

Page: 614

View: 6774

"In the small Southern town of Slidell, Louisiana, the photography studio Gracie works for moves into their new location... an old house where strange occurrences start to happen. Gracie falls in love with her co-worker Johnny, who was recently paralyzed, and he secretly falls in love with her. The two battle with their feelings for one another. During this time, the other employees deal with the drama in their own lives; finding love, abusive relationships and discovering what is truly beyond the lens. Beyond the Lens is a generation sequel to the authors' first novel Some Memories Don't Fade. Betty was born in New Orleans, LA and moved to Slidell, LA in 1977. Her daughter Pepper grew up in Slidell where she settled and raised her four children. Together they co-authored Some Memories Don't Fade followed by Beyond the Lens. Pepper has remarried and she and her husband, David, are the proud parents of six children. Betty has retired from writing, but Pepper is working on her third novel, a romantic drama."

Street Photography

Author: Valérie Jardin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131529639X

Category: Photography

Page: 226

View: 7496

With both training and preparation, a street photographer needs to make rapid decisions; there may only be a fraction of a second to immortalize a moment in time that has never happened before and will never happen again. This is where Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens comes in. Follow Valérie Jardin on an inspiring photo walk around the world. After an overview of the practical and technical aspects of street photography, Valérie takes you along on a personal photographic journey as she hits the streets of her favorite urban haunts. She shows you the art of storytelling through her photographs, from envisioning the image to actually capturing it in the camera. Learn about the technical and compositional choices she makes and the thought process that spurred the click of the shutter. Perfect for both the new photographer excited to capture the world around them and for the experienced street photographer wishing to improve their techniques and images, Street Photography requires no special equipment, just a passion for seeing and capturing the extraordinary in the ordinary.