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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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2 CMOS vs CCD

Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.

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The great film directors know that they’re really not in the business of photographing actors–they’re in the business of recording light. Eventually, by the 1960s and 1970s, they began to capitalize on this, occasionally shooting right into the lights on their sets, which became a trademark for directors such as Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg.

Videography is film cinematography’s younger brother, and understanding the role that light plays in videography is the key to understanding the ...

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