Preface to the 3rd Edition
This book has been updated with the following items added:
• Information on newly designed lighting instruments (i.e. LED lights)
• Expanded sections on HMI and Fluorescent lighting
• A chapter on how to light specific scenarios with exercises for students to duplicate the set-up in addition to come up with their own lighting plan using the same instruments as well as different ones
• Lighter and smaller lighting instruments and how to use them effectively
• Color images throughout
As the title of this book implies (Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Production), when you illuminate a set or location, your desire is to have a purpose for each shadow and where it falls. In other words, you are “placing ...