American Cinematographer Manual, Volume 1
Stephen H. Burum
ASC Press, 2007 - Performing Arts - 887 pages
Volume One is the reference guide containing in-depth chapters by noted professionals such as “Framing for Television” by Dave Kenig; “Comparisons of 1.85, Anamorphic and Super 35 Film Formats” by Rob Hummel; “Anamorphic Cinematography” by John Hora, ASC; “Lenses by Iain Neil; “Motion-Control Cinematography” by Richard Edlund, ASC; “Aerial Cinematography” by Jon Kranhouse; “Underwater Cinematography” by Pete Romano, ASC; “Digital Postproduction for Film” by Bill Feightner and Robert L. Eicholz; “Shooting 16mm Color Negative for Blowup to 35mm” by Irwin Young, etc.Volume Two is the field guide starts with camera section assembled by Jon Fauer, ASC and continues with all of the tables and charts for quick reference while working on the set.Each book is 6”x9” with over 400 pages. Each volume also contains the complete table of contents and index for both books for ease of use.
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