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Real World Digital Video, Second Edition by Gerald Everett Jones, Pete Shaner

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Gaffer:

Electrician on a movie set; selects and adjusts lights as directed by the DP. Chapter 6.

Gamma:

A constant color-correction factor applied to a video signal to compensate for nonlinear response of output devices such as television picture tubes. Appendix A.

Gamma knee:

Controllable subset of gamma color-correction values. Appendix A.

Gel:

Transparent optical material that changes the color of light passing through it. Chapter 6.

Generator operator:

Gaffer who operates a gasoline-fueled electrical power source on a movie set. Chapter 6.

Gimbal:

Mechanical device that allows a camera to remain level even if its mount is tipped. Chapter 9.

Go wide:

Launch a major motion picture in thousands of theaters nationwide, or even worldwide, on the same ...

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