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A New Guy - Questions on Lighting


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#1 Xander Assaad

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Posted 02 July 2005 - 05:32 AM

Hey ya'll. I'm a new cinematographer here, and I wanted to know what your suggestions would be for books on lighting, filters, and anything relating to those that I may not have asked about.

Thank you mucho!
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#2 Alvin Pingol

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Posted 03 July 2005 - 05:44 PM

http://www.cinematog.../shop/books.asp
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#3 Mark Allen

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Posted 03 July 2005 - 10:40 PM

http://www.cinematog.../shop/books.asp

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That's a lot of books - great resource. If you're looking for a place to start, I would recommend "Film Lighting" by Kris M. and "Directing: Shot by Shot"

I would also recommend watching the movie "Visions of Light."

Then I would move to something that approaches the how-to technical side.
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#4 Chris Cooke

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Posted 04 July 2005 - 12:53 AM

I just bought the book "Reflections" by Benjamin Bergery and it's a great resource. It's an excellent insight into the minds of some of the best Cinematographers. Right now there's a couple good deals with the "Reflections" book. You can buy it with "The ASC Manual" for a decent price or with "Painting with Light".
Keep reading threads on this site, there are some very knowledgeable people here.
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Wooden Camera

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Aerial Filmworks

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Paralinx LLC

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Willys Widgets